Winnipeg protest prompts road closures

WINNIPEG — A protest in Winnipeg prompted police to close roads Friday evening.

Winnipeg Police Service tweeted the intersection of Portage Avenue and St. James Street is closed in all directions.

Approximately 50 protesters could be seen on the street.

Delays are expected in the area.

After gathering at the intersection, protesters then started marching down Portage Avenue toward downtown.

This is a developing story. More details to come.

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