2 Line 3 protesters arrested for blocking traffic in St. Louis County

St. Louis County Sheriff's Office Photo: KSTP. St. Louis County Sheriff's Office

Josh Skluzacek
Updated: February 25, 2021 08:12 PM
Created: February 25, 2021 08:08 PM

Two people protesting the Line 3 pipeline were arrested Wednesday morning in St. Louis County.

The Northern Lights Task Force said authorities received a report that protesters had blocked Robinson Road at about 6:18 a.m. The road is used by workers to access the Line 3 project.

St. Louis County deputies responded and found an overturned vehicle had been placed in the middle of the road, and two men had locked themselves to devices attached to the underside of the vehicle.

Authorities said about 20 other people were present but the large group dispersed after given orders by law enforcement. However, the two men remained attached to the vehicle.

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