June 28, 2020
By: Staff Report
TAMPA Fla. – A protest in Hyde Park, ended with a protester on the hood of a car, and subsequently being arrested.
Bay news 9 Tweeted the incident video below:
WATCH: Video shows an incident during a protest last night. A protester was arrested after jumping on the hood of a moving car trying to get through the crowd. The arrest caused other protesters to head to the jail, demanding his release. (?: @TB_Times) https://t.co/zkxWGwt96l pic.twitter.com/KQWOHInQVs— Spectrum Bay News 9 (@BN9) June 28, 2020
The driver of the car claims the protesters crowded around his car, broke his windshield, and then one protester jumped on the hood of his car, according to the Tampa Police Department.
Police say the driver drove off with the protester on his hood. The protester, Jason Stuart Flores, was taken into custody by police.
Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office group of protesters gathered outside of Orient Road Jail around 7:30 p.m.
By 9 p.m., the crowd grew in size and the protesters demanded the release of the protester that was custody.
According to Hillsborough County Sheriff’s office, some protesters vandalized the sally port on the north side of the Orient Road Jail where arrestees are brought in for booking.
There were no arrests made at jail protest.