INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD officers shut down Lafayette Highway between sixteenth avenue and Chilly Spring Highway for shut to 2 hours Saturday evening as they eliminated protestors from the roadway.

IMPD mentioned officers responded to an occasion heart within the 1700 block of Lafayette simply after 5 p.m. A bunch of people was protesting the night and have been requested to go away.

Police mentioned the group went into the roadway and was blocking visitors.

At one level a automobile drove near the protestors and a number of other folks started leaping on autos, in accordance with a police spokesperson.

After a big police response, the protestors cleared the roadway and officers started permitting visitors via simply after 7 p.m.

IMPD says three people have been arrested.

Footage from the scene present a big group of individuals holding indicators and flags. One signal seems to learn “Regime Change in Eritrea.”

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A witness informed our crew on scene the group is protesting the Eritrean dictatorship and supporters of the present authorities got here to disrupt the occasion.

IMPD mentioned it was conscious of the occasion forward of time and shall be monitoring the protest all through the night.

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