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575 arrested as 'yellow vests' clash with police in Paris protest

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Saturday, 08 December, 2018, 17:10
575 arrested as 'yellow vests' clash with police in Paris protest

Paris police have announced that 575 arrests had been made so far this Saturday in the capital. 361 of the detainees have been taken into custody.

Despite some tensions and violence clashes on the Champs-Elysees, as well as yellow vest attempts to block the Porte Maillot dual carriageway, no major incident has yet been reported in the capital.

Roughly 31,000 yellow vests have taken to the streets of French cities this Saturday, according to figures provided by the Ministry of the Interior on France 2.

In Paris the number of protesters has reached 8,000.

575 arrested as 'yellow vests' clash with police in Paris protest
575 arrested as 'yellow vests' clash with police in Paris protest
575 arrested as 'yellow vests' clash with police in Paris protest
575 arrested as 'yellow vests' clash with police in Paris protest
575 arrested as 'yellow vests' clash with police in Paris protest
575 arrested as 'yellow vests' clash with police in Paris protest
575 arrested as 'yellow vests' clash with police in Paris protest
575 arrested as 'yellow vests' clash with police in Paris protest
575 arrested as 'yellow vests' clash with police in Paris protest
575 arrested as 'yellow vests' clash with police in Paris protest
575 arrested as 'yellow vests' clash with police in Paris protest
575 arrested as 'yellow vests' clash with police in Paris protest