Police Chief a No-Show at Unity Rally in Missouri

ABC News' Steve Osunsami reports that tensions continue to simmer in the small town where police shot and killed an unarmed teen earlier this week.
1:24 | 08/14/14

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It was yet another busy night. On the streets here and Ferguson police using tear gas to disperse the crowds there were. A number of people who were arrested we're hearing at least a dozen including two reporters and an elected official who. Has been tweeting and following the issues here. Because they say they didn't move fast enough. We also heard from a state senator who said that she had tear gas thrown at her. And she helps approve the budget for the state patrol President Obama has been briefed on the situation here. There was a rally that was scheduled yesterday evening that was supposed to be a rally of unity with civil rights leaders. And the chief of police flow -- that rally happened the chief of police wasn't there. He was a no show and instead the protesters the demonstrators were marching that we have to stop these killer cops. The tensions here continue it seems like every night there is some sort of confrontation as police tried to clear the streets and all of it. Usually centers around this. Burned down convenience store behind me this is the center of all the activity because many of the families here believe this is where the police were called initially. With allegations that Michael Brown may have stolen some. From this storm. -- dozens on the ABC news Ferguson Missouri.

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