Drone Video: Police presence on Mercury Blvd. Sunday night

Image Credit: WAVY viewer

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Drone footage from a WAVY viewer captured Sunday night shows heavy police presence on Mercury Boulevard.

Groups of people gathered along Mercury to protest for the Black Lives Matter movement.

Black Lives Matter protests take place around Hampton Roads

10 On Your Side’s Jason Marks was in Hampton Sunday night for the protests.

Some of the demonstrators who spoke to 10 On Your Side said they believe protests like this help bring more attention to the issues.

Police initially shutdown Mercury Boulevard for a while during the Sunday protests.

Protesters in Portsmouth caused a closure of Interstate 264 at the Downtown Tunnel Sunday night.

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