Police arrest unidentified woman after she climbed up the 30ft steel flagpole and removed the flag before returning to the ground
The Confederate flag was temporarily removed from in front of the South Carolina Statehouse on Saturday.
An unidentified black woman was about halfway up the more than 30ft steel flagpole just after dawn on Saturday when State Capitol police told her to come down. Instead, she continued up and removed the flag before returning to the ground.
Woman removes Confederate flag in front of South Carolina statehouse
Associated Press in Columbia, South Carolina
Sat, 27 Jun 2015 12:17:24 GMT