Police in Riot Gear Use Bikes as Barrier Amid DC Protests

Police clashed with protesters in Washington DC on October 28 as demonstrations continued over the death of a black man during a police chase.

The man identified in local media as Karon Hylton reportedly crashed while riding a moped. Media reported he was being pursued by DC police for riding on the sidewalk without a helmet. Hylton collided with a passenger vehicle and later died in hospital after being administered first aid by police.

Police could be seen lining streets dressed in riot gear and using bikes to form barriers at the scene. Credit: RawsMedia via Storyful