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USA: Police push back protesters outside St. Louis County Jail01:16

USA: Police push back protesters outside St. Louis County Jail

United States, Duluth
July 22, 2017 at 04:21 GMT +00:00 · Published

Violent clashes broke out between police and protesters outside St. Louis County Jail in Duluth, Minnesota, Friday evening. Demonstrators were calling for the workhouse to be shut down on account of scorching temperatures.

Protesters formed a human-chain at the gates of the jailhouse, chanting "the whole world is watching" when police forced back the line. Pepper spray was used to disperse the crowd of around 150.

The protest comes following reports that the city’s medium-security jail has a mold and rodent infestation problem, as well as no air conditioners.

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Violent clashes broke out between police and protesters outside St. Louis County Jail in Duluth, Minnesota, Friday evening. Demonstrators were calling for the workhouse to be shut down on account of scorching temperatures.

Protesters formed a human-chain at the gates of the jailhouse, chanting "the whole world is watching" when police forced back the line. Pepper spray was used to disperse the crowd of around 150.

The protest comes following reports that the city’s medium-security jail has a mold and rodent infestation problem, as well as no air conditioners.

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