A Detroit police officer was taken to hospital after being struck by a rock thrown by protesters tonight, according to the city’s police chief, James Craig.
Another officer was on a bike when a protester in a car tried to run him over, Craig said. That person has been arrested.
So far, Detroit police have made nine arrests – seven of whom are from outside the city, according to Craig.
He added several police cars have been damaged.
“I will not stand by and let a small minority, criminals, come in here, attack our officers and make our community unsafe. Just know we are not going to tolerate it,” Craig said.