Demonstrations expected in Downtown Oakland Saturday night, police say

Bay City News
Sunday, August 2, 2020
This image shows barricades set up in downtown Oakland ahead of a demonstration on Aug. 1, 2020.
Oakland Police Dept.

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Police Department said Saturday that demonstrators will be marching in the downtown area this evening and is asking motorists to avoid the area.

Police did not specifically name a group or groups of demonstrators, only to say that they are expecting groups to be marching along downtown streets.

Officials set up areas for people to march and asked demonstrators to not cross the barricades.

Motorists are being advised to use alternate routes.

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