CLEVELAND, Ohio — A man in sitting in jail under investigation for spitting on a Cleveland police officer when a protest erupted into chaos in front of a FOX 8 I-Team camera.
It happened downtown Friday afternoon. Cleveland police blocked streets and cleared a path for a group of protesters marching to speak out against Donald Trump as president.
Suddenly, a woman and a man could be seen interfering with a bike patrol officer riding alongside the group. As the officer moved to grab the man, he pulled away and spit in the face of the officer.
As police handcuffed the man and started to walk him away, a woman tried to get in the middle of it. Police pushed her away and she ended up on the ground.
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