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Second protest anticipated at Tucson Police Headquarters

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -  A protest broke out this weekend after a traffic stop on Tucson's south side, Tucson Police called in to Border Patrol to handle the situation. 

The initial protest happened Sunday afternoon, near 22nd Street and Columbus; a second protest is expected to take place on Monday out in front of Tucson Police Headquarters.  Both the Group Protection Network Coalition and other members are expected to show up to this protest.  

According to Tucson Police, officers pulled over a man for making an illegal turn.  The officers reported the man did not have a valid driver's license and then allegedly told those officers he was in the country illegally. As part of TPD's procedure in following the rules of SB1070, Border Patrol was called in to take over the situation. 

Video taken at the scene shows protesters showing up as Border Patrol agents arrived on scene, included is footage of two women who laid underneath a vehicle.  The two women protesters and the driver of the car were taken into custody and the investigation was taken over by Border Patrol. 

The Group Protection Network Coalition, which protested the incident on Sunday is expected to be out on Monday in front of Tucson Police Headquarters for another protest. 

Stay with Tucson News Now both on air and online for updates on this situation as they come in. 

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