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Democratic Kentucky state lawmaker arrested during unrest in Louisville and charged with rioting

Added 09-25-20 01:17:02am EST - “Protesters are outraged at the arrest and claim police targeted her” - Theblaze.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Theblaze.com: “Democratic Kentucky state lawmaker arrested during unrest in Louisville and charged with rioting”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Police arrested numerous protesters at the unrest in Louisville, Kentucky, on the second night of unrest, and among those arrested was a Kentucky state lawmaker.

Rep. Attica Scott was arrested by police and charged with first-degree rioting, failure to disperse and unlawful assembly.

According to WHAS-TV, she was arrested near the First Unitarian Church where protesters were granted sanctuary from police action after the city-mandated curfew to quell rioting and property damage.

WHAS reported that Scott was arrested without incident. A journalist with WFPL News posted video of a woman being arrested and identifying herself as Scott:

Scott is the only black woman serving in the Kentucky state legislature and is known for proposing "Breonna's Law," which would end the use of no-knock warrants throughout the state.

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