Undercover policemen watched the crowd near the Staples Center on Tuesday night, where some were detained after they were seen wearing black.
Los Angeles Police Department agents were lining up to fight before 7:40 pm when they started detaining people.
An illegal meeting was announced and the crowd was dissolved. Christine Kim reported on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
The LAPD declares the gathering illegally and orders the crowd to dissolve in Pico and Figueroa.
Whistle can be heard.
Voting is still running at 7:40 pm
The LAPD said the detainees were wearing “Antifa” costumes.
Shortly after that and a few blocks away, the police announced an illegal gathering and ordered a disbandment near the intersection of Road 18 and Figueroa. About 30 people have been cited and 40 have been arrested, LAPD said.