Demonstrators Arrested at Protest Outside South L.A. Sheriff's Station


LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A protest outside the South Los Angeles Sheriff's Station that was declared an unlawful assembly ended with 17 people being arrested, authorities said this morning.

The unlawful assembly order was issued about 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, according to Deputy Trina Schrader of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

What the arrests were for and suspect information were not immediately available, Deputy James Nagao said.

Deputies told Fox11 they have recovered knives, poles and fireworks from protesters.

This was the fourth consecutive night demonstrators gathered outside the station, located at 1310 W. Imperial Highway, to protest the Aug. 31 shooting of Dijon Kizzee during a confrontation with deputies near West 109th Place and South Budlong Avenue.

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