14 arrested after protests follow Trump rally in Anaheim

14 arrested after protests follow Trump rally in Anaheim

After a rally for presidential candidate Donald Trump brought protesters to the Anaheim Convention Center Wednesday, prompting authorities to declare an “unlawful assembly,” at least 14 people were arrested, police said.

Hundreds of protesters remained on the streets after law enforcement gave an order to disperse just before 2 p.m.

The event at the Anaheim Convention Center began about 12:30 p.m, with Trump returning to Orange County for the first time since a campaign rally in Costa Mesa on April 28.

At one point, Trump joined thousands of supporters in chanting “build that wall,” in reference to his plan to have Mexico build a wall along the U.S. border.

Several hundred people gathered outside the event, including one young man who had a Trump-shaped piñata.

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