RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Protests continued through Sunday evening past the 8 p.m. curfew that Governor Ralph Northam set on Mayor Stoney’s recommendation.

The Richmond Police Department arrested people for breaking curfew. Tear gas was seen in the video below being thrown into a group of people at Monroe Park next to Virginia Commonwealth University’s campus.

Near VCU’s Commons, 8News Reporter Ben Dennis saw three people being led into the back of a Richmond Police van.


Richmond Police vehicles surrounded the Matthew Fontaine Maury Monument on Monument Ave, one of the few monuments not vandalized on Saturday’s protests.

Protesters walked on Franklin and Belvidere around 8:30 p.m.

Richmond Police confirm on Twitter that arrests have begun:

RPD shown releasing tear gas into crowds in Monroe Park.