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L.A. councilman among arrestees at protest over splitting families at border

Los Angeles Police Department officers arrest Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin along with more than a dozen other protesters who blocked the entrance to the Metropolitan Detention Center in Los Angeles on Monday.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Among the protesters arrested by Los Angeles Police Department officers was Robert Strong,  a psychologist who made headlines last year after leaving a festively wrapped box of manure outside the home of U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin.

 

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Protesters hold hands in a circle before LAPD officers move in to arrest Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin and about 16 other protesters for blocking the entrance to the L.A.  Metropolitan Detention Center in Los Angeles.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

People rally at a downtown detention center in protest over families being split up at the southern border.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Kathleen Whitney of Venice is among those protesting at a downtown detention center over families being split up at the southern border.

 

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin, second from left, links arms with other protesters blocking the entrance to the L.A. Metropolitan Detention Center.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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