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Over 20 arrested on Powell at end of snake march from Dolores Park: photos
After a long anti-police snake march from Dolores Park through the Castro and it's Muni station, then to downtown, about 17 people were kettled by police on Powell Street near the trolley turnaround. Arrestees are being taken away one by one as large crowds on all sides chant "Let them go!" and "Fuck the police!" Arrestees appear to be diverse in age, gender, and race, and include one person in a wheelchair and a Bay City News reporter.
Photos from the march to come later.
As first arrestee police van leaving, crowd ran along and cop on motorcycle rode into crowd provoking confrontation. SF Chron reporter shoved to the ground breaking her camera and four people arrested.
Standoff now at Ellis and Cyril Magnin streets.
Detainee in wheelchair let go
Numerous police remain in the area and BART/Muni entrance on Powell side of Market Street closed.