Boston Police Say 10 Arrested, 4 Officers Injured In Friday Protests Against Police Brutality

Boston police say 10 people were arrested Friday night during protests against police brutality in the South End and Roxbury.

Seven people, most in their 20s, were arrested near the District 4 police station in the South End, police said Saturday. Five of those arrested are facing assault charges. Others are charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest or helping others to escape a police officer. One person was charged with "promotion of anarchy to incite riot."

Three others were arrested outside the District B-2 police station in Roxbury, on charges including drug possession, assault and defacing property with graffiti.

They are scheduled to appear in court on Monday.

Four Boston police officers were injured. The department says they were taken to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.



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