Three individuals have been arrested Saturday afternoon after a confrontation between opposing teams of abortion protesters at a significant Hollywood intersection, the Los Angeles Police Division stated.
The arrests have been made between 1:45 and a pair of:15 p.m. on the nook of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Avenue, based on LAPD Lt. Richard Estevez.
An antiabortion “Infants Lives Matter” demonstration was going down on the nook, Estevez stated. About 80 individuals, together with counter-protesters, have been in attendance.
“As soon as they began some shoving matches, then officers got here in to separate the teams,” he stated.
No accidents have been reported, Estevez stated.
The three protesters have been arrested on suspicion of making an attempt to incite a riot, Estevez stated. All might be cited and launched, he stated.
Regulation enforcement authorities in California and different states have warned concerning the potential for violence for the reason that U.S. Supreme Courtroom’s reversal of Roe vs. Wade in June. The next month, far-right teams the Proud Boys and AmericanMade Patriots held antiabortion demonstrations in Santa Monica that have been met with counter-demonstrations by abortion rights advocates.