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Violence broke out around a Trump rally, and there’s video evidence of police vehicles being destroyed AP
This still image taken from video shows a supporter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after a protest on Thursday, April 28, 2016 in Costa Mesa, Calif. Dozens of protesters were mostly peaceful Thursday as Trump gave his speech inside the Pacific Amphitheater. After the event, however, the demonstration grew rowdy late in the evening and spilled into the streets. (APTN via AP Photo)

While GOP front-runner Donald Trump was addressing an audience of his supporters in California, a different scenario was playing out right outside of the arena.

Trump’s rally was held in the Pacific Amphitheater in Costa Mesa, Calif., as part of the push ahead of the June 7 primary in the state, where 172 delegates are at stake for Republicans.

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Outside of the arena where Trump was giving his speech, hundreds of protesters gathered. Some incidents of violence were reported, including the smashing of the rear window of a police car.

Protesters also tried, unsuccessfully, to flip over a police car. Authorities were on the scene during the protests.

Arrests were made during the protests, according to local police.

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Yasmeen Alamiri is a political reporter for Rare. Follow her on Twitter @Yalamiri
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