The group of about 100 people made their way onto the freeway near 6th Street and were blocking some traffic. The Los Angeles Police Department was following behind the group with lights and sirens on as they tried to get them off of the freeway.
The protesters later dispersed from the freeway and were seen walking along streets in the area.
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The LAPD was cautioning motorists to avoid the area due to street closures and traffic.
DEVELOPING: This story will be updated as more information becomes available.