Two men are facing charges after a disturbance breaks out at Providence protest

Rhode Island State Police
This is a file image of a Rhode Island State Police cruiser. (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – Protesters continue to take to the streets protesting racial injustice across the country.

A protest broke out in the city of Providence Monday night. Now Rhode Island State Police say two people are in custody after a disturbance.

Gordon Brillon, 27 of Providence was charged with disorderly conduct for fighting/tumultuous behavior, simple assault and vandalism/malicious injury to property.

Tyler Clapsaddel, 23 of Providence was also charged with disorderly conduct for fighting/tumultuous behavior.

According to police, a police vehicle had minor damage.

A group of protesters gathered in Dexter Park and took to the streets. Police followed at a distance.

Brillon and Clapsaddel were arraigned in court Tuesday morning.

Police are still investigating the disturbance and no additional information is available at this time.

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