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Several arrested after curfew in Baltimore; many cheer charges against six officers
Several arrested after curfew in Baltimore; many cheer charges against six officers

After a brief flurry of arrests at the beginning of the 10 p.m. curfew, the streets surrounding Baltimore’s City Hall emptied quickly save for a large crowd of police, National Guardsmen and media members. Police arrested several protesters near City Hall after a small group sitting on a lawn refused to leave. Officers worked from two sides to disperse the crowd of about 50 people. Some demonstrators ran away, other were taken into custody. By 10:30, the protesters had been cleared out. All that remained near City Hall were more than 100 police officers and Guardsmen. The arrests followed an evening of celebration over the charging of six police officers in...

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