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(BALTIMORE) — Demonstrators took to the streets of Baltimore on Saturday afternoon to protest the death of Freddie Grey while in police custody.

The crowd, which numbered in the hundreds, marched to Baltimore City Hall from the area where Grey was arrested in West Baltimore, stopping at iconic locations such as outside of Camden Yards and along Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.

In anticipation of the march, police set up barricades and blocked off streets around City Hall to allow protesters to let them gain access on foot.

“We have extensive law enforcement resources to assist; some will be seen, some will not,” said Baltimore Police Deputy Commissioner Dean Palmere.

On Friday, police released a new video of Grey’s arrest, showing the 25-year-old screaming and unable to walk as officers dragged him into a transport van.

Protesters such as Ted Sutton are upset that the 6 officers involved in the incident haven’t been charged, and are instead suspended with pay.

“I know if this situation isn’t resolved, it’s going to be unrest,” said Sutton.

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