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Zurich police make arrests at massive street parade

National News // Aug. 14, 2017

Police made several arrests at this year’s Zurich Street Parade. There were also reports of isolated cases of sexual harassment.


Zurich Street Parade Zurich police make arrests at massive street parade

Over 900,000 people descended on Zurich on Saturday afternoon – making the Zurich parade the largest in the world.

130 were arrested from 25 different countries, according to cantonal and city police in Zurich. The main reasons were drugs, violence, sexual assault, robbery and damage to property. Arrests were also made for passing counterfeit money.

Also anti Aids campaigners passed out more than 10,000 free condoms.


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