WAUWATOSA — At least one person has been arrested during protests that broke out in Wauwatosa Friday night.
The news comes one day after Wauwatosa Mayor Dennis McBride issued a restriction that would limit protesters to the hours of 12 to 8 p.m.
A photo started circulating Twitter of a protester being arrested near 70th and Aetna Ct.
At least one person arrested at a march in Wauwatosa pic.twitter.com/nmiZ1zBvHN— Ricardo🇨🇺 🇵🇷Torres (@RicoReporting) August 15, 2020
Since the arrest, crowds have gathered in the area and police presence has increased. According to our Ben Jordan, the police are dressed in riot gear and are attempting to disperse the crowds.
Dozens of Wauwatosa police officers wearing riot gear to block a large group of protesters who have gathered at 70th and Aetna in Wauwatosa. pic.twitter.com/CFmHesOY2W— Ben Jordan (@BenJordan3) August 15, 2020