About 20 Arrested During Trump Rally In California

Friday, April 29th 2016, 10:24 am
By: News 9

A handful of people were arrested after fighting with police in California. It happened during a Trump rally Thursday night.

While Donald Trump spoke to supporters inside the Orange County Fairgrounds, chaos broke out outside. During the anti-Trump protests, many were waving Mexican flags clashed with police. 

Some of those in the crowd held signs reading 'Dump Trump' as they blocked traffic. Others took out their frustrations on a police car.

Police pushed the protesters out as Trump supporters were leaving the rally but tensions escalated.

A news helicopter captured a bloody fist fight with American and Mexican flags getting tossed around. Overall, the Sheriff's department says the biggest issue they had was protesters blocking traffic.

About 20 people were taken custody.