Police used pepper spray in clashes with protesters in Charlotte, North Carolina, on August 21 ahead of the Republican National Convention.
In this footage, police with bicycles can be seen telling protesters to disperse. Later, a police officer can be seen spraying a canister towards protesters. The uploader then speaks to the camera, saying: “I took pepper spray right to the eye.”
In a statement on Twitter, Charlotte Police said: “Officers were assaulted on Trade Street and North Tryon Street. Multiple arrests have been made. Pepper spray was used to keep the crowd from interfering with arrests that were taking place.” Credit: Queen City Nerve via Storyful