DC police (screengrab).
Tensions were high outside the White House on Election Day as police arrested protesters at Black Lives Matter Plaza.
Images and videos posted to social media show the scene on the ground. Here's some of what people posted.
Protestors arrested, reason unknown #DC #dcprotests #Washington #washingtondc #protests #protest #arrests… https://t.co/GP1xWFFC6c— Madeleine Kelly (@Madeleine Kelly) 1604459583.0
Police begin to move in on protesters outside the White House. #Election2020 https://t.co/wyBsvOUotx— The Recount (@The Recount) 1604459352.0
Things have heated up in the city. Two more arrest. #dcprotest https://t.co/lgTRS3rj5j— Black House News (@Black House News) 1604459432.0
A marching protest has started here in DC. First commotion we’ve witnessed between protestors and police.… https://t.co/Wm1sETreQo— Tomas Hoppough (@Tomas Hoppough) 1604459384.0
Police arrest two men on 16th street after a skirmish, protesters surround the officers and start chanting. https://t.co/h6WmYSDTxO— Gustaf Kilander (@Gustaf Kilander) 1604458802.0
Police formed a line stopping people from moving towards the White House in order to remove those who were arrested… https://t.co/IrAb9MEKPo— Gustaf Kilander (@Gustaf Kilander) 1604459929.0
🔴Live from Black Lives Matter Plaza in DC https://t.co/QcObBrmtz8— @ProtestMusica (@@ProtestMusica) 1604459141.0