Protesters Set Fire to an American Flag Outside the Republican National Convention

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Protesters burn a flag outside the Republican National Convention on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Cleveland, during the third day of the Republican convention.

Protests instensified outside the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland when some demonstrators set fire to an American flag. Police and protesters tussled, and cops arrested multiple people as the chaotic scene unfolded during Day 3 of the Republican National Convention.

Police arrest a protester after he burned a flag.
Police spray the face of a protester at the clash after protesters burned a flag.
Police clash with protestors after they burned a flag outside the Republican National Convention. Photo: Andres Kudacki
Police block the convention center after the clash with protesters.
Protesters Burn an American Flag Outside the RNC