California Highway Patrol officers have forcefully removed people who had occupied vacant state-owned homes in Los Angeles, according to videos posted on social media.
One video, posted by the Street Watch LA account, shows two officers dragging a child out of a home in the El Sereno neighborhood on the eve of the Thanksgiving holiday as people scream in protest. “Have a f****** heart!” one person is heard yelling.
“Tonight in El Sereno, CHP evicted a mom and child reclaiming rightful public land. They dragged a child from her home, pinned and arrested her,” the tweet read.
Other clips showed officers in riot gear apparently using battering rams to gain entry into some