WATCH: 16 Arrested at Phoenix Anti-ICE Protest, 2 for Assault on Cops

16 People have been arrested at a Phoenix Anti-Ice Protest.

2 face charges of aggravated assault against police officers.

From Breitbart

Police in Phoenix arrested 16 people during a protest against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The protesters are charged with unlawful assembly and obstructing a public thoroughfare. Two people also face charges of aggravated assault on a police officer.

Protesters rallied in the street in front of the Phoenix ICE office about 8:30 p.m. The rally assembled on public streets and the light-rail tracks, AZCentral reported. Police officials declared the rally to be an unlawful assembly and ordered protesters out of the streets.

Many of those attending the rally remained on the sidewalk while others allegedly blocked traffic and shut down the light-rail system in the area.

Sgt. Fortune said Beskind and Williams also face charges of aggravated assault on a police officer after they allegedly attempted to prevent officers from arresting other suspects.

The local newspaper reported that more than 100 people took to the streets of Phoenix Friday night to protest the “planned roundup of undocumented migrants” by ICE officers. The targeted arrest of migrants with final orders of removal is rumored to begin on Sunday.

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