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May Day demonstration leads to arrests at LAX

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LAPD have started arresting May Day demonstrators at Los Angeles International Airport. Protestors staged civil disobedience and blocked an intersection near LAX as part of a May Day strike.

At least 10 protesters planned to get arrested, according to reports. Officials were seen handcuffing and removing people from the crowd this afternoon.

Employees picketed the airport en masse and marched to protest non-union jobs  The airport has not reported any major service disruption as a result of the rally.

Follow our continuing updates on the May Day protests in downtown Los Angeles.

Lisa Brenner can be reached via Twitter @lisa_brenner

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