Large police presence at Trump rally in central Illinois

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BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) _ A large police presence is overseeing a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Bloomington, Illinois.

The (Bloomington) Pantagraph reports officers from several law enforcement agencies are working together to staff the Sunday morning event.

Local anti-Trump activist Sonny Garcia says more than 1,000 people have indicated on a Facebook page that they plan to protest Trump’s central Illinois campaign stop. Garcia has appealed for a peaceful demonstration.

On Friday night, Trump canceled a rally at the University of Illinois at Chicago after a large number of protesters showed up.

Some isolated confrontations took place afterward and police reported three men from Chicago and a 45-year-old woman from Michigan were arrested and charged for participating in a disturbance at the protest.
Information from: The Pantagraph