Detroit Police Arrest Dozens of Fast Food Protesters

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Detroit police on Thursday arrested dozens of demonstrators who were participating in a nationwide fast-food protest. Hundreds of workers around the U.S. from McDonald’s Taco Bell, Wendy’s and other chains planned to strike in a push to raise their hourly wage to $15.

According to local reporters who were on scene during the arrests, protesters wearing T-shirts that read “$15” were sitting in the middle of the road and refused to move when police asked them to “get up.” The number of arrests varies, from 25 to 40Mashable has reached out to authorities to confirm.

#NOW @detroitpolice have arrested 25 people during the protest at McDonalds http://ift.tt/1tvPNvW

— Lauren Podell (@Local4Lauren) September 4, 2014 Read more…

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