Vancouver – Vancouver Police are investigating an incident that took place during a protest in East Vancouver this morning.

A group of people gathered in the intersection of Venables Street and Clark Drive just before 10:30 a.m. today, shutting down the intersection to vehicle traffic. VPD officers quickly responded to the area to facilitate the demonstration and divert traffic.

It is alleged a driver entered the intersection as the protest was underway and was briefly surrounded by protesters before continuing through the intersection and driving away. VPD is investigating reports that protesters attempted to open a door on the car while the driver was inside.

VPD has located the driver and is investigating the circumstances of the incident.