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Tampa Police investigating car vs. protester incident where car drove off with protester on hood

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Posted at 12:06 PM, Jun 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-29 01:01:26-04

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Police Department is investigating a tense moment between a driver and a protester on Saturday evening.

According to police, a driver was trying to get through a crowd of protesters near the 2100 block of West Swann Avenue around 6:30 p.m. The driver claims protesters crowded around his car, broke his windshield and a protester jumped on the hood of his car, according to police.

The driver then drove off with the protester on his hood.

Officers later arrested the protester. Police are now investigating cell phone videos of the incident.