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Anti-Pride protesters clash with parents at Pride event in LA

Anti-LGBTQ protesters clashed with participants of a Pride event at an elementary school in Los Angeles Friday morning, according to local media reports.

Videos circulating online appear to show a large-scale brawl between two groups outside Saticoy Elementary School in North Hollywood.

The school is currently being investigated by the Los Angeles Police Department as the scene of a possible hate crime.

Last week, vandals burned an LGBTQ Pride flag, which was displayed outside a classroom.

The incident was reported just a few days ahead of a Pride Day assembly scheduled for Friday.

Some parents have expressed concern about the event, which was designed to teach kids about diversity. The event was set to include the reading of “The Great Book of Families,” a picture book for kids 5-8 that highlights and celebrates “the diverse fabric of kith and kin the world over,” according to its publisher.

Videos show anti-Pride protesters — some carrying signs that read messages including “Leave our kids alone” and “Stop grooming our kids” — yelling at pro-LGBTQ demonstrators.

Earlier on Friday, the LAPD announced on Twitter it would send officers to the scene “to support our [Los Angeles Unified School District] partners and facilitate a peaceful and lawful exercise of constitutional rights.”

Sean Beckner-Carmitchel, a videographer and writer who shared updates of the incident on Twitter, said “a large-scale fight” broke out, leaving “a few people hurt visibly on the pro-Pride side.”

This is a developing news story. Please check back for updates.

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