Wesley Lowery is the Washington Post reporter who got arrested in McDonald’s in Ferguson, Missouri.
Reporters had been gathering in the fast food restaurant because it was a few blocks away from the scene of Michael Brown’s shooting. Also there are power outlets and free WiFi.
But on Wednesday, armed police officers raided the restaurant asking for identification.
They approached Wesley Lowery and Huffington Post reporter Ryan Reilly, who gave the officers their identification. The officers then left, but returned to harass the journalists some more.
They then told them to leave.
Watch what happens when Lowery takes out his camera to record the ensuing confrontation.
It ends with the arresting of journalists.
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