BREAKING: Riot police begin pushing back demonstrators in D.C.

(NY DAILY NEWS) – Video shot shortly less than an hour before the city’s nightly curfew was implemented shows Washington, D.C., police beginning to advance and push a crowd of demonstrators away from a location where they had amassed.

The officers are in full riot gear, complete with helmets, body armor and carrying shields.

Reggie Cecchini@Cecchini_DC

NOW: riot police have started to advance.

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Within minutes, the crowd began to re-congregate and reportedly throw objects at the police.

Reggie Cecchini@Cecchini_DC

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The police movements came shortly before President Trump’s planned address to the nation from the Rose Garden.

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