About 150 to 200 people in Santa Ana Saturday evening protested the in-custody death of George Floyd, with some throwing fireworks at police officers, authorities said.
The protest began about 8 p.m. at McFadden Avenue and Bristol Street, said Santa Ana police Corporal Anthony Bertagna.
Officers were on hand to monitor the protest but were not making arrests, Bertagna said. Protest organizers did not obtain a permit or agree to follow established rules for demonstrations but police learned of the action in advance through social media.
CBS2 reported the crowd had swelled to 400 protesters and that they were throwing rocks and bottles at police. Orange County Fire Authority firefighters were on standby in case of fires.
No injuries were reported, he said.
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