Protest ends peacefully in Overton Square after brief escalation

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 02, 2020 8:41 AM CT | Published: August 02, 2020 4:00 AM CT

An officer's car was surrounded between Cooper-Young and Overton Square when protesters attempted to block traffic. After the brief encounter deescalated, officers directed motorists around the crowd, aiding the demonstration to a peaceful end.


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Jared Boyd

Jared Boyd

Jared Boyd is program manager for WYXR 91.7 FM. 


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