SEATTLE — Seattle police are investigating after reports of a person who was struck by a car at a protest in front of the West Precinct on Tuesday evening.
Police said there were no injuries in the incident and the driver involved in the initial collision was located.
Before 11 p.m., the group of protesters moved on.
Reports of a person struck by a vehicle at a protest in front of the West Precinct. Officers are working to clear cars blocking traffic so we can investigate the collision. More information as it becomes available.— Seattle Police Dept. (@SeattlePD) October 28, 2020
Investigators said officers were trying to clear cars blocking traffic to the scene. Officers issued citations to drivers who refused to leave the scene.
Earlier in the evening, Seattle police said there was a group of protesters in the 1400 bock of Harrison Street. The group started dragging trash cans and street signs into the roadway. It’s unknown if this was the same protest in front of the West Precinct.
A group of protestors in the 1400 block of Harrison St has started dragging trash cans and temporary street signs into the roadway. Officers are in the area and will monitor the group for serious law violations.— Seattle Police Dept. (@SeattlePD) October 28, 2020
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