Protesters pushed from Ferguson streets

FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis SWAT Team was on  the scene of a protest on West Florissant street in Ferguson on Wednesday evening.  Demonstrators were filling the streets. Police told the crowd to clear the area or there will be arrests.

Just before 9 pm  police say the crowd that gathered at West Florissant and Chambers Road began throwing objects at police officers. Fearing for the safety of the officers police responded with tear gas and concussion grenades to push back the crowd.

As the crowd started to disperse police began moving down West Florissant  to clear the street

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Tear gas is being used to disperse the crowd in Ferguson


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Police: Backup 25 feet now.

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The Church of God in Christ is holding a revival in the street. Festive, peaceful atmosphere amid the heavy police presence

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Meanwhile, on top of the SWAT van

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Flag

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Members of the SWAT team sit above singing crowds of demonstrators

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Video from about 5:50pm

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Police are on the move

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Police line across West Florissant Rd

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There is a band on top of the truck

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Protesters are now singing

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Masked demonstrator

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Police are blocking West Florissant

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Watch the protest LIVE here

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No curfew in Ferguson.

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SWAT Team on West Florissant

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Police and protesters appear to be in a standoff

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Crowd thinning out and lining the streets.  Police have a massive presence in the middle of West Florissant 

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Crowd thinning out and lining the streets.  Police have a massive presence in the middle of West Florissant http://localtvktvi.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/video.jpeg?w=770

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Ferguson Florissant school district has cancelled the 1st day of classes.  First day was tomorrow.  Hopes to start school Monday.

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About 100 demonstrators march where police dispersed crowds with tear gas last two nights

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Protesters in fill the streets in front of the

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The SWAT team has weapons drawn in at a protest in broad daylight with media attending

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Demonstrators fill the streets of West Florissant in

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Police Bull Horn, “There will be arrests if you do not clear the street NOW”

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Demonstrators on West Florissant in wearing signs. Holding hands in the air in solidarity with

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Team watches with scopes in while demonstrators raise their hands for Justice