TAMPA (WFLA) – The Tampa Police Department arrested several people in connection with Tuesday’s protests as Cuban-Americans showed solidarity with Cubans rising up against the communist regime.
According to TPD, just before 7:00 p.m., a large group attempted to take over the exit ramp at I-275 NB at Dale Mabry Highway.
TPD assisted Florida Highway Patrol to redirect the crowd back off the exit ramp of I-275.
Several people were taken into custody on charges including battery on a law enforcement officer.
No word has been provided on the officer’s injuries.