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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 6, 2020
Today’s protests in Park Central Square have concluded and the roadways are back open to traffic.
Two arrests were made and no protesters were arrested.
The first arrest was not related to the protest and involved an intoxicated male who assaulted a police officer. The second individual was arrested for Peace Disturbance.
The official crowd estimate is 2,500 people.
The Springfield Police Department thanks our community for a peaceful demonstration and patience with traffic delays. We appreciate the cooperation before, during and after the protest.
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Media Contact Jasmine Bailey, Public Affairs Officer
Release authorized by Chief Paul Williams