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U.S. college student arrested in Olympic protest

A 22-year-old Western Washington University student was one of seven people arrested Saturday, Feb. 13, during a Winter Olympics protest march in Vancouver, B.C.

Daniel Frederick Myers was arrested by Vancouver police on investigation of possessing a dangerous weapon and possessing a prohibited weapon. He allegedly had a bicycle chain wrapped around his hand during the protest.

According to police, the march included about 200 "legitimate protesters" and more than 100 masked people who belonged to a "criminal element."

The masked protesters allegedly broke windows, turned over news boxes, damaged parked cars, tore down signs and used a ladder as a moving barricade.

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