Anti-Vax Mob Battles New Zealand Riot Police, Driver Attempts To Run Over Cops, “Human Waste” Thrown

Agence France-Presse reports:

Police with riot shields clashed with anti-vaccine demonstrators outside New Zealand’s parliament early Tuesday, with one protester unsuccessfully attempting to drive a car into a group of officers.

The escalation in tensions came a day after police reported demonstrators had hurled human waste at them as they installed roadblocks around a protest camp which has clogged the parliamentary precinct and surrounding streets for the past two weeks.

Police said a large number of protesters attempted to obstruct officers early Tuesday as they moved the barriers closer to the camp. “At least three officers require medical attention after being sprayed with an unknown substance by protesters,” police said in a statement.

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