Oakland police make 29 arrests in NYE protests

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Thursday, January 1, 2015
Sky7 HD was over the crowd protesting against police brutality at 14th and Broadway in Oakland on New Year's Eve .
Sky7 HD was over the crowd protesting against police brutality at 14th and Broadway in Oakland on New Year's Eve .
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OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Oakland police say they arrested 29 protesters after the New Year's Eve rally against police brutality turned violent.

An estimated 130 protesters blocked cars in the street. A firecracker was thrown at an officer, graffiti was painted on businesses, and a trash can was thrown against a police car.

One arrest was for assault with a deadly weapon.