CMPD had a run in with protesters in Charlotte ahead of the Republican National Convention (RNC). According to social media users, several videos seemingly shows police officers pepper spraying demonstrators. CMPD reported about the incident via twitter:
Crowds continued to block traffic and prevent buses and cars from moving. Demonstrators refused to clear the intersection. While officers were clearing the intersection, they deployed pepper spray and made two arrests.
— CMPD News (@CMPD) August 24, 2020
We saw a few videos from some users on social media. Take a look at one below:
We’ll keep you posted as more details become available.