CHICAGO (CBS) — Protesters marched from Wrigley Field toward the downtown area Tuesday afternoon, calling for justice for George Floyd.

The protest started at 2 p.m. in Wrigley Field with what appeared to be a couple hundred people in attendance, and proceeded south on Clark Street through Lakeview and Lincoln Park to the Near North Side.

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By 5 p.m., the group had grown to at least 1,000 as they were seated at Division and Larrabee streets while speakers addressed them, CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reported.

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At 6 p.m., the group remained at Division and Larrabee streets. It was a unified protest, in which people said the names of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Laquan McDonald, and others who have died in the hands of police across the country.

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Police bicycle patrols and officers in blue helmets were on the scene, while a National Guard vehicle blocked the Near North (18th) District police station at the corner.

Charlie De Mar