Police Attempt to Disperse Anti-Pipeline Protesters in Portland

Protesters against a planned oil pipeline expansion were met by federal police near the Mark O Hatfield courthouse in Portland on the night of March 11, Oregon Live said, after fires were set and the building damaged.

Footage by Independent Media PDX shows officers attempting to disperse protesters outside the building. They are also seen putting out a fire outside the courthouse.

According to local reports, one person was arrested outside the courthouse after an officer was punched. Credit: Independent Media PDX via Storyful