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Confrontation captured during vaccine, mandate protest on Strip

Updated October 6, 2021 - 1:22 pm

Social media captured some of the more colorful episodes of Sunday’s protest on the Strip against Gov. Steve Sisolak’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

The Twitter account for Las Vegas Locally posted a pair of videos that showed confrontations between protesters and security personnel at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South.

Another showed a variety of marchers making their presence known at Miracle Mile Shops, 3663 Las Vegas Blvd. South.

Metropolitan Police Department spokesman Larry Hadfield said Wednesday that one arrest was made and two citations were issued in connection with the march.

Last month, Sisolak ordered mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for all Department of Corrections employees and those working with at-risk populations in state-operated detention and health care facilities.

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