HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Five protesters were in custody Sunday for participating in demonstrations against police officers in the shooting deaths of black men.
According to the Los Angeles Police Department, four people were arrested Saturday for allegedly failing to disperse when ordered to do so by officers.READ MORE: Person Critically Injured In Shooting By School Security Officer
The fifth person was arrested for alleged battery on an officer during the protest.READ MORE: Some Calif. Residents Face Losing Fire Protection Insurance After Moratorium Protecting Them Expired
A group of around 300 marched down Hollywood Boulevard, after starting on Highland Avenue, where a man was fatally shot by police last week. Officers explained he had a pocket knife on him.MORE NEWS: LA County Reports 5 New COVID-19 Deaths; Hospitalizations Hold Steady