17 arrested, 2 cars towed outside the Florissant Police Department after protest


FLORISSANT, Mo. – Seventeen people were arrested and two vehicles were towed Sunday night after protesters clashed with officers outside of the Florissant police headquarters.

Police say the marchers blocked Lindbergh Boulevard North Highway 67 with vehicles, threw things at police and damaged property near the police department. Among the charges were trespassing, unlawful assembly, and failure to disperse.

Last month sixteen people were arrested Saturday, June 28 after protesters gathered outside the Florissant Police Department demanding the resignation of a now-former Florissant police officer drive his SUV into an unarmed man. 

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