Police: Video from 8/23/17 Protest @ Manchester and Sarah

Video from 8/23/17 Protest @ Manchester and Sarah

***The Circuit Attorney’s Office issued warrants for Resisting Arrest/Detention/Stop By Fleeing, Leaving the Scene of an Accident and Operating A Motor Vehicle In A Careless & Imprudent Manner against Mark Colao, 59-year old male of the 2900 block of St. Vincent, in connection with the below incident.

On 8/23/17, a group of protesters marched from the Transgender Memorial to the intersection of Manchester and Sarah where they blocked traffic in all directions. A vehicle approached, stopped, honked its horn and attempted to drive around the protesters. The protesters surrounded the vehicle and began striking it with their hands and a flag pole. Several protesters also kicked and jumped on top of the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle (white male) proceeded to drive away when three protesters (2 white females and 1 white male) fell from the vehicle. The three protesters reported minor injuries, but refused medical attention on the scene. Police attempted to stop driver of the vehicle who initially refused to stop. He stopped about a block away from the incident and was taken into custody for felony fleeing. The incident was captured on video. The investigation is ongoing.


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