Twenty-eight people were arrested in Friday’s protest over the lack of charges against a suburban Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot a Black teen.
It was the third straight night of protests after prosecutors declined to charge Officer Joseph Mensah in 17-year-old Alvin Cole’s death. About 100 people gathered outside City Hall past the 7 p.m. curfew and refused orders to disperse.
Police said Saturday that two of the arrests were for felonies. Police recovered a handgun, materials to start fires and a stolen vehicle.
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Police asked citizens to continue to comply with the curfew, which remains in effect on Saturday and Sunday nights.
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