Pro-Trump, anti-Trump protesters clash in Berkeley, California

Trump supporters announced earlier in the week that they were holding a "Patriot Day" at the Berkeley's Martin Luther King Jr.

On Saturday, supporters and detractors of President Donald Trump faced off in Berkeley, California. Their conditions are unknown, according to Berkeley Police spokesman Byron White. Ten people were arrested in that protest.

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According to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office arrest log, 15 people were arrested on suspicion of committing felonies, and 15 others were arrested on suspicion of committing misdemeanors.

"ABC 7 reports that "some type of gas" was released in the park this morning, and thus officers have had to wear gas masks". The City of Berkeley Police Department posted on its Twitter account images showing some "prohibited items", including a knife, removed from the site in the downtown park area.

As of 12:18 p.m., Allston Way between Milvia Street and Martin Luther King Jr.

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"Show us your f***ing taxes, you emotional child", comic Sarah Silverman said at the march in New York City (see video below).

The demonstrations were timed to coincide with the traditional April 15 deadline for annual tax filings, a massive date on the calendar for United States households, and resulted in dozens of arrests. "There have also been numerous reports of pepper spray being used in the crowd", Berkeley police said in a statement. A Berkeley station for BART, the mass transit system, was shut down because of the disturbance, CNN affiliate KRON said. One supporter of president trump walked into a crowd of protestors as words, and then blows were exchanged. On March 4, a mixed crowd of about 500 pro- and anti-Trump demonstrators similarly became violent.

"They picked Berkeley because they want to feel they could do this in the most liberal place in the country", said Geoff Millard, an anti-Trump protester, Iraq war veteran and Mr San Francisco Leather 2017.

"Our No. 1 goal is to make sure that our community has an opportunity to practice its First Amendment rights", police Sgt. Andrew Frankel said.

NBC Bay Area's SkyRanger captured people burning flags - with one man posing for a selfie beside the torched cloth - and others punching each other and using helmets and skateboards as weapons. "They believe in freedom, they're libertarians, they believe they shouldn't be attacked", Trump supporter Ossian Morris said.

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