Manchester Police: 2 arrested in altercation with protesters

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — As avenue protests, some turning violent, continued across the nation over the dying of George Floyd, two males have been arrested Saturday for displaying a gun after stepping into an altercation with protesters in Manchester, police mentioned.

Floyd died Monday after a Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee on Floyd’s neck till he stopped respiration.


About 800 folks had marched by means of downtown Manchester in a peaceable Black Lives Matter protest on Saturday, police mentioned. Greater than 100 protesters then marched to the police division the place they gathered.

Two males drove up in a truck round 1:30 p.m., had a verbal altercation with the demonstrators, and in a close-by parking zone one of many males received out and displayed a gun, police mentioned. Scott Kimball, 43, and Mark Kimball, 19, have been arrested for felony riot and felony threatening. It was not instantly identified in the event that they have been being represented by attorneys.

The division closed the constructing Saturday afternoon “for the protection of our officers and workers.”