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Seven arrested at Confederate statue protest in North Carolina

August 25, 2018 8:43 PM
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(Reuters) - Police in North Carolina arrested seven people on Saturday during scuffles at a university campus where demonstrators earlier this week had toppled a statue of a Confederate soldier, a school official said.

Most of those taken into custody face assault charges, Carly Miller, a spokeswoman for the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, said in an email.

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