LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department and local media say a man was stabbed and a reporter was attacked Saturday at a protest against vaccine mandates at Los Angeles’ City Hall after a fight broke out between the protesters and counter-protesters.

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About 2 p.m., a group of several hundred people holding American flags and signs calling for “medical freedom” arrived at City Hall around 2 p.m. for the rally, the Los Angeles Times reported.

A small group of counter-protesters gathered nearby.

About half an hour later, a fight broke out between the protesters and counter-protesters.

A reporter for KPCC radio told police he was attacked while trying to conduct an interview.

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