CLEVELAND — Hundreds of dueling protesters clashed Tuesday afternoon in the humidity just blocks away from the GOP convention, at times throwing urine at one another.
Cleveland police confirmed to TheBlaze that some protesters had filled water guns with urine and were using the guns to spray those with who they disagreed as the different factions clashed in Public Square.
Among those demonstrating were members of the Westboro Baptist Church, KKK, Black Lives Matter supporters and men wearing the popular Guy Fawkes masks.
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Police worked to keep the different groups from each other, especially as the situation grew tense as the heat thickened, one man who attended the gathering told TheBlaze. He added that as the mobility in the area was tough, many people were growing hotter and more aggravated.
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones briefly scuffled with protesters Tuesday before the altercation was broken up by Cleveland police.
Early Tuesday morning a pair of environmental and immigration activists scaled the flagpoles at the nearby Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to hoist an anti-Trump banner.
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