Some of the dozens of yellow vests gathered this afternoon at the courthouse on the Bolivarplaats in Antwerp. They had permission for a static demo on the square take place. But it went quickly in the direction of Slate.also Read 65 arrests in Paris with manifestations yellow bibs: initiator behind bars
Initially was still peaceful, but along the way there were still filterblokkades set up on the busy intersections of the Amerikalei and the Britselei. The police called reinforcement and put the yellow vests is fixed at the height of the National Bank.
Ultimately, according to the local police (50 persons administratively detained. They have not resistance, and will in the course of the evening to be released. Also, there are no facts of vandalism reported.
does anyone Know what is going on here? They yellow vests? At the height of National Bank, junction Mechelsesteenweg and Brite Lei, everything dropped off. #antwerp pic.twitter.com/mLVPFxnpx1Julie Smout(@ Smoutabout) link
When the action of the Spreading began to move through the Slates in the direction of town, was also the traffic bothered, says politiewoordvoerder Willem Migom. “We have, therefore, extra people are called, also bikers to the passage for the traffic as much as possible to ensure. At the National Bank we have the remaining protesters may encase and are about thirty people on a bus in the direction of the police station to Noorderlaan.”
Previously had some aanstokers been preventively arrested, just as a group of protesters that are masked in the direction of the action was.