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Watch a Washington Post Reporter Being Thrown to the Ground By Police

Screen Shot 2017-01-20 at 11.09.53 AM (2)A reporter for the Washington Post was thrown to the ground by police during a protest on Friday morning in Washington, DC.

Reporter Alex Emmons of The Intercept captured footage from an anti-fascism protest at which a man who he identified as Dalton Bennett of the Post was grabbed by his backpack by a police officer, and tossed to the ground.

The incident happened at the intersection of L and 12th streets, roughly two miles away from the Capitol. Bennett acknowledged the incident, and reported that he was fine, in response to a tweet from a follower:

Other protests have broken out across the city.

Watch above, via Twitter, and The Intercept reporter Alex Emmons.

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