According to news and eye-witness reports, Montreal police are in the process of breaking up a downtown protest against police brutality.\nAccording to CTV, hundreds of protestors proceeded to march from Norman Bethune Square near Concordia University. Their aim is to call attention to the undue police force deployed against minority communities, the CTV News report continues.\nWhen some protestors began to use firecrackers, the police issued warnings to cease illegal activity.\nALSO READ: Tens Of Thousands Of Quebec Students Are On Strike Today To Demand Action On Climate Change (Photos & Videos)\nTLDR: Montreal police are intervening to end a downtown protest against police brutality after reports that some protesters began to engage in illegal activity.\nWarning given to the #manifencours : We are currently observing illegal behaviours. To ensure the event runs smoothly, we order the participants to follow all laws and regulations.\n— Police Montréal (@SPVM) March 15, 2019\nAccording to an eye-witness testimony submitted to MTLBlog, protestors also began to throw items and "smash cars."\nWarning to the #manifencours : Some protestors are still demonstrating illegal behaviours, which puts public safety and order at risk. Due to offences committed during the demonstration, we order everyone to disperse and leave the area. Otherwise, we will have to intervene\n— Police Montréal (@SPVM) March 15, 2019\nNow, it seems a police intervention is ongoing. According to the same eye-witness report, several police cruisers have rushed down downtown streets toward the protest.\nPolice are also asking the public to avoid part of the downtown area:\n#ManifencoursOngoing police intervention. Avoid the following area : Crescent, Maisonneuve, Mc Gill and René-Lévesque.\n— Police Montréal (@SPVM) March 15, 2019\nA video posted to Twitter from the scene shows what appears to be an arrest:\nhere’s video a woman getting violently arrested at the anti police brutality demo in montreal tonight #Manifencours pic.twitter.com/WiWSfulaZ8\n— ??? (@Hiimbiracial) March 15, 2019\nThis protest against police brutality falls on the same day that tens of thousands of Quebec students protested inadequate environmental policy.\nThis is a developing story. Stay tuned for updates.