American Flag Burns, Clashes Reported in Street Near the White House on Election Day

An American flag burned in the street near the White House in Washington late on November 3, Election Day. Hundreds of demonstrators marched in the street on Tuesday, with some also setting trash cans on fire and lighting off fireworks.

According to NBC Washington, though the demonstrations remained largely peaceful, at least three protesters were arrested.

WTOP reported members of Black Lives Matter and Shutdown DC were among the crowd that had initially gathered in Black Lives Matter Plaza on Tuesday.

This footage from Brendan Gutenschwager shows the crowd late on Tuesday, as election results were still rolling in. In one clip, one group can be heard telling individuals with camera equipment to get away. Credit: Brendan Gutenschwager via Storyful