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Video shows Detroit police cruiser driving through protesters during Sunday night demonstration

Posted at 5:11 AM, Jun 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-29 07:54:32-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — A bizarre clash between Detroit police and protesters was caught on camera Sunday night.

Video shows a group of protesters, who were marching near Waterman and Vernor Highway in Detroit, surround a police cruiser as the vehicle tries to take off. Some protesters are seen jumping onto the hood of the vehicle.

Leo Alvarado, who was at a nearby gas station, witnessed the altercation.

"Just so happen to be getting out with my wife, when we heard a bunch of screaming and turned around and cops were plowing through the crowd, or started to drive through the crowd," he said.

"Craziness. I've never seen anything like that in my life. Hopefully never again have to see anything like that," he said.

Alvarado said a medic treated cuts and wounds that were on arms. The severity of injuries is currently not known.

Detroit police say they're looking into the incident.