High Point police use pepper spray to disperse protestors blocking South Main Street

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HIGH POINT, N.C. — South Main Street in High Point was blocked Sunday night by people protesting following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.

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Protestors gathered and blocked off the street at High Avenue.

High Point police used pepper spray to disperse the crowd and clear the intersection.

Glass was broken at the storefronts of at least two High Point businesses.

Protests have broken out across the country, including in the Piedmont Triad, in the wake of Floyd’s death on May 25.

In downtown Greensboro, some businesses were damaged during protests Saturday night and early Sunday morning.

Protests continued on Sunday night in the Triad.

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