- Associated Press - Saturday, March 4, 2017

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on clashes between supporters of President Donald Trump and counter-protesters in Berkeley, California (all times local):

7:15 p.m.

Berkeley police say 10 people were arrested after President Donald Trump supporters and counter-protesters clashed during a downtown Berkeley rally that turned violent and left seven people injured.

The Berkeley Police Department says five people were arrested Saturday for battery, four for assault with a deadly weapon and one for resisting arrest.

It says officers confiscated a dagger, metal pipes, bats, pieces of lumber and bricks.

The department says seven people were evaluated for injuries, but none needed nor wanted to go to a hospital.


3:48 p.m.

Supporters of President Donald Trump are clashing with counter-protesters during a march in support of the president in Berkeley.

People wearing goggles, motorcycle helmets, gas masks or with their face half-covered with bandanas are pushing each other, throwing punches and hitting each other with the sticks holding their sings or American and Confederate flags.

Video of the scattered fights shows smoke bombs being thrown at the crowd and at least one man pepper-spraying a brawling group.

Berkeley Police officers in riot gear are standing by at the rally of about 500 pro-Trump supporters and opponents at a park, less than a mile from the University of California, Berkeley campus.

Paramedics have helped at least two men, one bleeding from the head and the other with cuts on his face.

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