Undercover officers were keeping an eye on crowds near Staples Center the night of the election Tuesday, where several people were detained after they were seen wearing all black. 

Los Angeles Police Department officers were forming skirmish lines before 7:40 p.m. when they began detaining people. 

LAPD declared unlawful assembly and ordered the crowd to disperse at Pico and Figueroa. 

Sirens could be heard as well. 

There was still active voting taking place at 7:40 p.m.

LAPD said those who were detained were wearing “Antifa” garb.


By Richard Moran

Richard Moran loves to write about sports with the Golden State Online. Before that, he worked as a senior writer at ESPN. Richard grew up in San Diego and graduated from the University of San Diego in 2004, after which he worked as an editor for five years.

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