(CNN News) – Police arrested several people yesterday evening, after protesters who gathered refused to get out of the street.
Large groups of protesters began to gather near west Florissant avenue around 8 pm according to St. Louis County police.
Officers say protesters would periodically throw bottles, frozen water bottles, and rocks at the police officers on scene.
At least 23 people were arrested overnight.During the protest events, there were no shootings, shots fired, burglaries,looting, or property damages,
and no injuries were reported by police or protesters.The St. Louis County tactical operations unit was on standby for protest support, but was never deployed to actively participate with any civil disobedience.