Chile: Policeman Who Pushed Protester off Bridge Arrested, Charged with Attempted Murder

After the arrest was announced, over a thousand people gathered in Plaza Italia to protest with flags, horns, and shouting, almost two weeks away from the first anniversary of the 2019 protests.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Chilean Prosecutor's Office announced on Saturday the arrest of a police officer for alleged "attempted murder", after causing a 16-year-old boy to fall off a bridge onto the bed of the Mapocho River during a protest on Friday in Santiago.

"The Prosecutor's Office has arrested a police officer for causing the fall of a teenager from Pio Nono Bridge onto the Mapocho River. Investigations conducted since . . .

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