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CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Jeep startles a crowd of protestors

Posted at 9:37 PM, Jun 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-04 11:56:05-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A red Jeep was caught on video Wednesday accelerating closely to a group of protesters silently gathered in Downtown Bakersfield.

The incident happened at the intersection of 23rd Street and Chester Avenue. The video shows the jeep begin to accelerate near where protesters are sitting, before speeding away.

No injuries were reported but the Bakersfield Police Department is investigating the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call BPD at (661) 327-7111.