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Clashes erupt during large protest in Berkeley

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Protesters were met with heavy police presence as multiple altercations broke out between conservative demonstrators and right-wing opponents during a large protest at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park in Berkeley, Calif. Sunday, August 27, 2017. Ten people were reported arrested with dozens being affected by tear gas and physical fights that occurred throughout the day at the Berkeley park. Photos by Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner.

 
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A line of police is seen shrouded in purple smoke after a masked demonstrator threw a smoke bomb during a protest between conservative demonstrators and right-wing opponents held at MLK Civic Center Park in Berkeley, Calif. Sunday, August 27 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)