11 arrested during anti-police rally in Seattle

11 arrested during anti-police rally in Seattle
Bear mace, spray paint, a collapsible baton and a knife were recovered from the people who were arrested. (Seattle Police Department)

SEATTLE — Eleven people were arrested Tuesday afternoon after a demonstration in Seattle.

After 3 p.m., a group of 20-30 people gathered near Denny Park for an anti-police rally.

The group then marched north on 5th Avenue North, but some of the people in the group started damaging property and businesses, police said.

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Windows were damaged, and businesses were tagged with pepper spray.

Police said when officers tried to arrest the people for property damage, other people in the group tried to intervene.

“Officers did deploy OC (pepper) spray on occasion while making the arrests,” Seattle police said in a release.

Bear mace, spray paint, a collapsible baton and a knife were recovered from the people who were arrested.

One person who was arrested was taken to the hospital for treatment. Another person arrested was taken to the West Precinct and later booked into the King County Jail for malicious mischief and obstructing.