For Immediate Release

Contact: 

Jean Stevens, national media coordinator, 508-769-2138
Sally Newman, legal adviser, 917-544-5604
Jodie Evans, CODEPINK co-founder, 310-621-5635

CODEPINK

CODEPINK Member Arrested Near Denver's Civic Center Park

DENVER - A member of the women's peace group, CODEPINK, was arrested near 12 p.m. today, moments before the beginning of a demonstrator's march here during the Democratic National Convention.

Alicia Forrest, 24, of Los Angeles, had witnessed the arrest of an unidentified man in the street near the Denver Civic Center Park when she and others nearby asked police why the man was being arrested. Police then arrested Forrest and transported her to the warehouse processing center in Denver, according to city officials.

As of 12:30 p.m., according to CODEPINK and city officials, she had not been processed. When she is, and bail is posted, she will transported to Denver City Jail where she will be released.

For more information, please call Jean Stevens at 508-769-2138.

 

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