15 People Arrested Sunday At Protest Near Chicago Marathon Route

CHICAGO (CBS) — More than a dozen people were arrested Sunday afternoon at a protest near the route of the Chicago Marathon in the Loop.

Fifteen people — 13 females and two males — were arrested at 3:42 p.m. in the 300 block of North Michigan Avenue, according to Chicago Police. All were charged with one misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct. 

Those arrested were part of a group protesting Islamaphobia and SWAT-style tactical training at an Illinois Tactical Officers Association conference in Hoffman Estates, which was taking place on Sunday, according to a statement from organizers of the demonstration.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2016. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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