Protest against police brutality in Seattle

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on October 22, 2013 at 12:59 PM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 22 at 10:25 PM

Protestors gathered Tuesday eveing in Seattle for what they call a national day to end police brutality, clogging streets on Capitol Hill during the dinner hour.

The rally began at at Seattle Central Community College. Roughly 50 people chanted and held signs.

Some burned flags before they took to the streets.

Seattle police helped escort the march and broke up some fights between protestors and anarchists who tried to take advantage of the situation.

Organizers said Oct. 22 is traditionally the "National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation." Events were planned around the country.

More information: www.october22.org

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