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Climate protesters were arrested at Thursday night’s Congressional baseball game after they blocked one of the entrances to Nationals Park in Washington, DC
A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police Department told Fox News Digital that three people were arrested for illegal entry.
Several left-wing groups were protesting the event and holding signs reading “This is a climate emergency”.
United States Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger commented on the rumored protest on Wednesday, saying illegal activity would not be tolerated.
US CAPITOL POLICE RESPOND TO THREATS TO DISRUPT CONGRESS BASEBALL GAME
“A message from United States Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger ahead of tomorrow’s Congressional Charity Baseball Game,” Manger said. “We are aware that demonstrators are planning to protest political issues at the Congressional Charity Baseball Game. Our mission is to protect members of Congress at this family-friendly event, so we have a security plan in place solid.”
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“We urge anyone thinking of causing trouble at the charity game to stay home. We will not tolerate any violence or illegal behavior at this family event,” he added.
This is a developing story. Check back for more details.