Police arrest protesters as St. Louis awaits grand jury decision




 
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November 20th, 2014  
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Topic: Police arrest protesters as St. Louis awaits grand jury decision


By Scott Malone FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Police arrested about six people overnight after they tried to block a street in a protest calling for a grand jury to charge a white police officer over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen in August. A few dozen demonstrators, some chanting "Indict that cop", gathered outside the city police station late on Wednesday in sub-freezing temperatures. They were faced by officers in riot gear and the arrests were the first in about a week, suggesting tensions were on the rise ahead of the trial ruling. ...




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