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Video shows officer shoving reporter outside Trump rally

Written by The Associated Press | Apr 14, 2016 7:15 AM
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Supporters wave signs for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as he speaks during a campaign rally in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, April 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

(Pittsburgh) -- Video shot by a protester outside Donald Trump's rally in Pittsburgh apparently shows a  newspaper reporter being shoved by a police officer.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reporter Megan Guza tweeted the protester forwarded her the video, and Mayor Bill Peduto responded by saying that authorities are reviewing it.

Peduto also says police Chief Cameron McLay will call Guza this morning.

The incident happened after anti-Trump protesters and his supporters squared off and initially refused to leave until police in riot gear separated the two sides.

At least one person was arrested and police are reporting that two officers were pepper-sprayed.

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