Ongoing Backwater Bridge Riot from November 20, 2016 showing protestors attempting to breach the Backwater Bridge, setting fires and using aggressive tactics


Date: November 20, 2016

Agency: Morton County Sheriff's Department

Contact: Morton County PIO (701) 426-1587 or (701) 595-3596

Mandan, N.D. - Law enforcement is currently involved in an ongoing riot on the Backwater Bridge, north of a protest camp in Morton County. Protesters in mass amounts, estimated to be around 400, are on the bridge and attempting to breach the bridge to go north on highway 1806.

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