HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — A busy intersection of Sunset Boulevard was re-opened Monday night after it was shut down during a demonstration conducted by climate change activists.
The busy roadway was closed at Cahuenga Blvd. as demonstrators gathered in support of socio-political movement Extinction Rebellion, snarling rush hour traffic.
LAPD was on the scene. According to police, Extinction Rebellion did not have a permit to protest but officers allowed it to continue and were able to move activists out of the street.
The intersection was re-opened to traffic shortly before 7 p.m.
No arrests were reported.
Update: LAPD report Extinction Rebellion did not have a permit to protest in #Hollywood. Officers allowing rally for #ClimateChange to continue and have CLOSED Sunset in front of CNN west coast bureau. No arrests. #LAtraffic #cbsla pic.twitter.com/Slt8B9FOrI
— Jeff Vaughn (@JeffVaughn) September 24, 2019