VIDEO: Removal And Arrest Of Man Who Drove Onto Pride Parade Route

Video has emerged of police removing a man from a vehicle after he drove through a barricade and into oncoming marchers. (VIDEO LINK HERE)

The video, which runs a bit over two minutes, was posted on Youtube by Ken Simon.

The footage begins moments after the car came to a halt as first responders are trying to get the 60-year-old driver out of his vehicle.

He is placed on the ground, searched, handcuffed, and is then walked off the route as the crowd cheers nearby police and firemen.

CWB’s original story about the incident is HERE.

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