8 arrested after protests follow Trump rally in Anaheim: Police

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Protestors Clash With Trump Supporters Outside Of California Rally

(KTLA) After a rally for presidential candidate Donald Trump brought protesters to the Anaheim Convention Center Wednesday, prompting authorities to declare an "unlawful assembly," at least eight people were arrested, police said.

Hundreds of protesters remained on the streets after law enforcement gave an order to disperse just before 2 p.m.

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The event at the Anaheim Convention Center began about 12:30 p.m, with Trump returning to Orange County for the first time since a campaign rally in Costa Mesa on April 28.

At one point, Trump joined thousands of supporters in chanting "build that wall," in reference to his plan to have Mexico build a wall along the U.S. border.

Several hundred people gathered outside the event, including one young man who had a Trump-shaped piñata.

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Anti-Trump protesters (L) clash with Donald Trump supporters (C) outside the Anaheim Convention Center during a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on May 25, 2016 in Anaheim, California. Police were on high alert one day after violence marred a Trump rally in the southwestern state of New Mexico, where anti-Trump protesters hurled rocks and police fired smoke grenades in efforts to rein in the chaos. Dozens of security personnel including police on horseback maintained control in Anaheim, although some skirmishes broke out between Trump opponents and his backers as protesters chanted expletives about the brash billionaire. At least two arrests were made. / AFP / Mark Ralston (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
Anti-Trump protesters stand outside the Anaheim Convention Center following a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on May 25, 2016 in Anaheim, California. Police were on high alert one day after violence marred a Trump rally in the southwestern state of New Mexico, where anti-Trump protesters hurled rocks and police fired smoke grenades in efforts to rein in the chaos. Dozens of security personnel including police on horseback maintained control in Anaheim, although some skirmishes broke out between Trump opponents and his backers as protesters chanted expletives about the brash billionaire. At least two arrests were made. / AFP / Mark Ralston (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
Police watch as an anti-Trump protester shouts abuse at a parking lot full of Trump supporters waiting for permission to leave (back) outside the Anaheim Convention Center after a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on May 25, 2016 in Anaheim, California. Police were on high alert one day after violence marred a Trump rally in the southwestern state of New Mexico, where anti-Trump protesters hurled rocks and police fired smoke grenades in efforts to rein in the chaos. Dozens of security personnel including police on horseback maintained control in Anaheim, although some skirmishes broke out between Trump opponents and his backers as protesters chanted expletives about the brash billionaire. At least two arrests were made. / AFP / Mark Ralston (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 25: Police force protesters down a street, away from Trump supporters jeering from a parking structure, near a campaign rally by presumptive GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump at the Anaheim Convention Center on May 25, 2016 in Anaheim, California. Previous visits by the candidate to Orange County have sparked in protests that resulted in some arrests. The presidential candidates are campaigning in Southern California for the June 7 California primary. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 25: A protester punches a Donald Trump pinata near a campaign rally by presumptive GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump at the Anaheim Convention Center on May 25, 2016 in Anaheim, California. Previous visits by the candidate to Orange County have sparked in protests that resulted in some arrests. The presidential candidates are campaigning in Southern California for the June 7 California primary. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 25: Anti-Trump protesters and Trump supporters clash outside a campaign rally by presumptive GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump at the Anaheim Convention Center on May 25, 2016 in Anaheim, California. Previous visits by the candidate to Orange County have sparked in protests that resulted in some arrests. The presidential candidates are campaigning in Southern California for the June 7 California primary. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 25: Protesters stomp on a Donald Trump pinata near a campaign rally by presumptive GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump at the Anaheim Convention Center on May 25, 2016 in Anaheim, California. Previous visits by the candidate to Orange County have sparked in protests that resulted in some arrests. The presidential candidates are campaigning in Southern California for the June 7 California primary. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
Pro- and anti-Donald Trump demonstrators confront each other during a protest outside a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the Anaheim, Calif., Convention Center Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Several people were detained as police descended on the protesters after declaring an unlawful assembly from a helicopter, after shouting matches erupted between dozens of Trump opponents and a few Trump supporters.(AP Photo/Nick Ut)
ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 25: An anti-Trump protester (L) and a Trump support clash outside a campaign rally by presumptive GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump at the Anaheim Convention Center on May 25, 2016 in Anaheim, California. Previous visits by the candidate to Orange County have sparked in protests that resulted in some arrests. The presidential candidates are campaigning in Southern California for the June 7 California primary. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
Police watch as anti-Trump protesters unfurl the Mexican flag in front of a parking lot full of Trump supporters waiting for permission to leave (back) outside the Anaheim Convention Center after a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on May 25, 2016 in Anaheim, California. Police were on high alert one day after violence marred a Trump rally in the southwestern state of New Mexico, where anti-Trump protesters hurled rocks and police fired smoke grenades in efforts to rein in the chaos. Dozens of security personnel including police on horseback maintained control in Anaheim, although some skirmishes broke out between Trump opponents and his backers as protesters chanted expletives about the brash billionaire. At least two arrests were made. / AFP / Mark Ralston (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
Police arrest a protestor during an anti-Trump demonstration outside the Anaheim Convention Center prior to a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on May 25, 2016 in Anaheim, California. Police were on high alert one day after violence marred a Trump rally in the southwestern state of New Mexico, where anti-Trump protesters hurled rocks and police fired smoke grenades in efforts to rein in the chaos. Dozens of security personnel including police on horseback maintained control in Anaheim, although some skirmishes broke out between Trump opponents and his backers as protesters chanted expletives about the brash billionaire. At least two arrests were made. / AFP / Mark Ralston (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
Anti-Trump protesters stand outside the Anaheim Convention Center during a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on May 25, 2016 in Anaheim, California. Police were on high alert one day after violence marred a Trump rally in the southwestern state of New Mexico, where anti-Trump protesters hurled rocks and police fired smoke grenades in efforts to rein in the chaos. Dozens of security personnel including police on horseback maintained control in Anaheim, although some skirmishes broke out between Trump opponents and his backers as protesters chanted expletives about the brash billionaire. At least two arrests were made. / AFP / Mark Ralston (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
Orange County Sheriff's deputies take a protester into custody near the Anaheim Convention Center Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in Anaheim, Calif. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump held a rally at the convention center. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Orange County Sheriff's deputies take a protester into custody near the Anaheim Convention Center Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in Anaheim, Calif., after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump held a rally at the convention center. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
An Orange County Sheriff's deputy takes a demonstrator into custody during a protest outside a rally by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the Anaheim, Calif., Convention Center Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Several people were detained as police descended on the protesters after declaring an unlawful assembly from a helicopter, after shouting matches erupted between dozens of Trump opponents and a few Trump supporters.(AP Photop/Nick Ut)
Authorities take a protester into custody outside a rally by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the Anaheim, Calif., Convention Center Wednesday, May 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Amy Taxin)
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Mounted officers moved in to break up an incipient confrontation about 1:30 p.m., aerial video from Sky5 showed. A Trump supporter had entered the fray with a bullhorn and was shouting at the protesters that their stance was why "we need to build the wall."

The man told the protesters to "go home," saying Orange County did not need them there. In response, anti-Trump protesters called his supporters "racist."

As the rally ended and Trump finished speaking just before 1:30 p.m., groups of apparent protesters scattered. A group gathered in the parking lot of Tiffy's Family Restaurant, focused on one man carrying a large American flag. Police were close by.

Just before 2 p.m., police ordered protesters to disperse, saying the gathering had been declared an "unlawful assembly." Dozens of mounted officers appeared to be trying to clear the streets.

Trump supporters appeared to gather at the edge of a parking structure, chanting at protesters on the street below. Hotels on convention way were locked down because of the large crowds, police said.

At least two people on Katella Avenue appeared to have been taken into custody, aerial video from Sky5 showed.

Seven adults and a juvenile were arrested, Anaheim Police Department Sgt. Daron Wyatt said. He did not know what charges they were being held on.

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Protesters demonstrate outside a campaign rally for Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump in Janesville, Wisconsin, March 29, 2016. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski
Protesters demonstrate outside a campaign rally for Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump in Janesville, Wisconsin, March 29, 2016. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski
UNITED STATES - MARCH 29: Anti-Trump protesters gather in the free speech zone outside of the Janesville Conference Center in Janesville, Wis., in advance of the Donald Trump for President rally in Speaker of the House Paul Ryan's home town on Tuesday, March 29, 2016. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Anti-Trump protesters demonstrate outside a campaign event for Donald Trump, president and chief executive of Trump Organization Inc. and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, not pictured, in Janesville, Wisconsin, U.S., on Tuesday, March 29, 2016. Trump began his closing bid to capture Wisconsin's winner-take-all Republican primary by trying to address one of the biggest vulnerabilities of his campaign for the presidency: the female vote. Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images
UNITED STATES - MARCH 29: A Trump supporter debates with anti-Trump protesters in the free speech zone outside of the Janesville Conference Center in Janesville, Wis., in advance of the Donald Trump for President rally in Speaker of the House Paul Ryan's home town on Tuesday, March 29, 2016. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Anti-Trump protesters demonstrate outside a campaign event for Donald Trump, president and chief executive of Trump Organization Inc. and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, not pictured, in Janesville, Wisconsin, U.S., on Tuesday, March 29, 2016. Trump began his closing bid to capture Wisconsin's winner-take-all Republican primary by trying to address one of the biggest vulnerabilities of his campaign for the presidency: the female vote. Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images
JANESVILLE, WI - MARCH 29: Demonstrators protest outside a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the Holiday Inn Express hotel on March 29, 2016 in Janesville, Wisconsin. Wisconsin voters go to the polls for the state's primary on April 5. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
JANESVILLE, WI - MARCH 29: Demonstrators protest outside a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the Holiday Inn Express hotel on March 29, 2016 in Janesville, Wisconsin. Wisconsin voters go to the polls for the state's primary on April 5. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
JANESVILLE, WI - MARCH 29: Demonstrators protest outside a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the Holiday Inn Express hotel on March 29, 2016 in Janesville, Wisconsin. Wisconsin voters go to the polls for the state's primary on April 5. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
JANESVILLE, WI - MARCH 29: Demonstrators and supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wait for the start of a campaign rally at the Holiday Inn Express hotel on March 29, 2016 in Janesville, Wisconsin. Wisconsin voters go to the polls for the state's primary on April 5. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
JANESVILLE, WI - MARCH 29: Demonstrators protest outside a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the Holiday Inn Express hotel on March 29, 2016 in Janesville, Wisconsin. Wisconsin voters go to the polls for the state's primary on April 5. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
JANESVILLE, WI - MARCH 29: Demonstrators protest outside a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the Holiday Inn Express hotel on March 29, 2016 in Janesville, Wisconsin. Wisconsin voters go to the polls for the state's primary on April 5. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Demonstrators gather outside the Holiday Inn Express in Janesville, Wis., Tuesday, March 29, 2016, to protest a scheduled appearance by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the adjoining conference center , (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Donald Trump protesters argue with a supporter outside the Holiday Inn Express in Janesville, Wis., Tuesday, March 29, 2016, prior to a scheduled appearance by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Demonstrators gather outside the Holiday Inn Express in Janesville, Wis., Tuesday, March 29, 2016, to protest the scheduled appearance of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the adjoining conference center . (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Demonstrators gather outside the Holiday Inn Express in Janesville, Wis., Tuesday, March 29, 2016, to protest a scheduled appearance by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the adjoining conference center , (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Protesters demonstrate outside a campaign rally for Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump in Janesville, Wisconsin, March 29, 2016. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski
Donald Trump protesters hold a sign outside the Holiday Inn Express in Janesville, Wis., Tuesday, March 29, 2016, to protest Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's scheduled appearance. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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Earlier in the afternoon, Wyatt had said three adult men were arrested: one on suspicion of selling T-shirts without a business license; and two on suspicion of urinating in public.

It was not immediately clear if the eight arrests included the three reported by Wyatt earlier.

Trump finished his 55-minute speech by telling supporters that the country and he were going to "win, win, win."

"You're going to say to me, Mr. President, 'We're winning too much, we can't take it.' And I'm going to say, 'I'm sorry, we're going to keep winning because we are going to make America great again," Trump said.

He was expected in Hollywood later Wednesday, when he planned to tape an appearance for the "Jimmy Kimmel Live" show.

Last month, 17 people were arrested when violence erupted outside the Pacific Amphitheatre on the OC fairgrounds that day.

Video from Sky5 showed a protester jumping on top of a parked patrol car at the event.

One of the protesters was charged with felony vandalism and misdemeanor "inciting a riot," as crowds of protesters flooded the streets.

On Tuesday, anti-Trump protesters took to the streets and threw rocks and bottles outside the presumptive Republican presidential nominee's rally in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The Anaheim Police Department was expected to be out in force Wednesday and called for peace ahead of the event.

Demonstrators were also warned that police will not tolerate violence or disobedience of the law.

"Everyone has the right to participate without fear of violence or disorder, and we are prepared to take swift and decisive enforcement action should it become necessary," Police Chief Raul Quezada stated in a news release.

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