TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – More than a dozen Black Lives Matter protesters were arrested after they blocked a downtown street in US city of Rochester, New York.

A Black Lives Matter rally that began with about 150 participants ended with more than a dozen arrests hours later after protesters disrupted traffic in several spots as they marched late Saturday afternoon through downtown Rochester.

Sixteen arrests were made without incident, according to police. Each of the demonstrators is charged with two counts of disorderly conduct, a violation, and will be arraigned at 9:30 a.m. Monday in Rochester City Court.