Leader of ‘Patriot Prayer’ group detained by Berkeley police

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BERKELEY (KRON)– Berkeley police detained the nationalist leader of the ‘Patriot Prayer’ group in Berkeley Sunday afternoon, according to a spokesperson from the organization.

Ryoga Viee confirmed that Joey Gibson was apprehended by Berkeley PD along with an associate.

KRON4’s Lydia Pantazes witnessed protesters throwing objects at Gibson and chasing him out of the area.

According to a Facebook post on the Patriot Prayer page, he was not arrested or placed in jail.

Gibson was handcuffed by later released.

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