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LAPD arrests 14 protesters after #BlackLivesMatter demonstration
LAPD arrests 14 protesters after #BlackLivesMatter demonstration

More than a dozen demonstrators protesting the treatment of minorities by law enforcement were arrested Tuesday after blocking traffic during rush hour in Los Angeles. Los Angeles police arrested 13 adults and a teenager about 5:45 p.m. for refusing to disperse after orders were given asking the group to leave, Officer Liliana Preciado said. The group was blocking the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Broadway. Earlier that day, demonstrators gathered outside Los Angeles Police Department headquarters. The group marched through downtown Los Angeles and blocked the Metro Blue Line tracks near Los Angeles Trade Technical College off Washington Boulevard. Trains were stopped as...

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