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Crowd peacefully marches in Waukesha to protest George Floyd's death

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Posted at 11:52 AM, Jun 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-01 13:48:53-04

WAUKESHA, Wis. -- A large crowd gathered in Waukesha Monday morning to peacefully protest the police custody death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Protesters started around 11 a.m. at Frame Park, then marched west on Moreland toward the County Courthouse chanting "I can't breathe" and "say his name."

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Crowds gathered in Waukesha Monday to peacefully protest the police custody death of George Floyd.
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Crowds gathered in Waukesha Monday to peacefully protest the police custody death of George Floyd.

The group periodically stopped to chant and kneel in the streets to protest Floyd's death.

Waukesha Police were on the scene to help escort the peaceful protesters. Officers say the group also plans to stop at the Police Department and head through downtown Waukesha.

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Crowds gathered in Waukesha Monday to peacefully protest the police custody death of George Floyd.
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Crowds gathered in Waukesha Monday to peacefully protest the police custody death of George Floyd.

"Please use caution as there may be extra people in the area on the roadways," police said in a Facebook post.

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