Wauwatosa's mayor thanks the community for peaceful protesting

NOW: Wauwatosa’s mayor thanks the community for peaceful protesting

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (CBS 58) --  A few protesters gathered at 69th and North in Wauwatosa on Sunday October 11. For the fifth night in a row, protesters shared their frustration.

Around 5:30 p.m. Sunday evening, people started to protest. Police arrived a little after seven announcing the curfew order. However, a few protesters lingered on for while. Just a little after 8 p.m., police officers arrested a few protesters.

Wauwatosa’s mayor says each night has become more peaceful than the previous night. 

“I wanted to compliment the protesters and I want to compliment the police force, it was a much
better night," Dennis McBride said.

CBS 58 asked McBride if he plans to lift the curfew.

“If we have another peaceful night I'm sure we are going to let it lapse and we will go forward and hope everything approaches back to what is normal,"McBride said.

The group Tosa Together says they are hoping the curfew ends because it’s not fair to residents of Wauwatosa

"It actually attracts who want to come and break things. I think it makes the problem worse," Lynne Woehrle.

Curfew is expected to end Monday, October 12 at 6 a.m.

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