Riot police have formed a wall to block protesters from advancing down K Street in Washington, DC. Stun grenades and pepper spray have been the primary method of quelling the protests.
Peace has not been maintained by the security forces, according to witnesses.
Cops shot tear spray into the crowd, screams, loud bangs, but a preacher is strangely unbothered pic.twitter.com/2pp62aGvoX
— Julian Notaro (@JulianNotaro1) January 20, 2017
Police deploy tear gas and concussion grenades pic.twitter.com/kUy6hXES0i
— Mark Segraves (@SegravesNBC4) January 20, 2017
There’s a standoff between police and teenage protesters at 14th and K Streets NW, according to an eye-witness. The scene looked like it could soon become more violent, the witness added. At least 90 individuals have been arrested.