Anti-Donald TrumpDonald TrumpCohn: People 'wasting time' calling for Trump's tax returns Overnight Energy: Trump set to sign offshore drilling order Bush ethics lawyer: Trump should strip Flynn of military title MORE protesters briefly tussled with police officers outside the Republican presidential front-runner’s rally in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Friday night.
Videos showed protesters tearing down a security tent and chanting “shut it down” outside the rally, according to Fox 13 in Salt Lake City.
The network also reported rocks were being thrown at Trump supporters as they left the rally, and protesters were pushing up against a line of officers.
BREAKING: ugly scene as trump protesters tear down security tent. Officers forcefully pushed back pic.twitter.com/VLEebqVUZA— Peter Doocy (@pdoocy) March 19, 2016
NEW VIDEO: anti trump protesters and police getting rough with each other in Salt Lake City. Sorry it's shaky pic.twitter.com/cgFwyF8zce— Peter Doocy (@pdoocy) March 19, 2016
“Our officers were on standby, we were just hoping everything was peaceful, and, no problems whatsoever, and fortunately it turned out just as we anticipated," Det. Cody Lougy said.