One reporter said that the incident caused momentary chaos.
“Once people started running, others started running, causing momentary chaos and fear,” ABC7’s Ashlie Rodriguez said.
Volgens die verslag, police handled the situation and said there was no threat.
Die VSA. Park Police tweeted that the individual was detained by wetstoepassing, adding that no weapons were involved in the incident.
“Alert: An individual interfered with a permitted event on the Washington Monument grounds. The individual was detained by officers. No weapons were involved and there is no risk to the public,” die VSA. Park Police tweeted.
Video of the incident shows rally attendees running away from the main stage.