Tucson crowd protesting arrest of undocumented immigrants gets pepper sprayed by police


Tucson crowd protesting arrest of undocumented immigrants gets pepper sprayed by police.

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Tucson protesters. Photographer: KGUN Copyright 2013 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved.

Posted: 1:12 PM
Last Updated: 3 hours and 28 minutes ago

By: Cassie Klapp

TUCSON, AZ – A crowd trying to prevent a Border Patrol truck from driving away with two undocumented immigrants was pepper sprayed Tuesday night.

Tucson police pulled over a car with a license plate light that was out at 22nd Street and 10th Avenue and learned the two people in the car did not have driver’s licenses or other identification, KGUN9 says.

The officer called Border Patrol to complete an immigration check. During that time a crowd of about 100 reportedly crowded around the…

Read more: http://www.abc15.com/dpp/news/region_central_southern_az/tucson/Tucson-crowd-protesting-arrest-of-undocumented-immigrants-gets-pepper-sprayed-by-police#ixzz2hGysK2dw

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