MEMPHIS, Tenn — Six protesters were arrested in Memphis Saturday during a march for the removal of a confederate monument.
6 have been arrested at the Nathan Bedford Forrest statue protest.
— Memphis Police Dept (@MEM_PoliceDept) August 19, 2017
According to our sister station, WREG, protesters were attempting to put a tarp on the Nathan Bedford Forrest monument.
Others tried to block police as they escorted those arrested away.