CLEVELAND, Ohio - A Georgia State Troopers was injured Thursday while helping out with security in Cleveland for the 2016 Republican National Convention.
UPDATE: Two officers treated on scene for unknown skin irritations. One treated and released, other remains in medical@care.— Cleveland Police (@CLEpolice) July 21, 2016
GSP Trooper involved in minor incident outside the RNC in Cleveland has been treated & released from a local hospital. Is doing fine. #gsp— Georgia DPS (@ga_dps) July 21, 2016
The Akron Beacon Journal reports the trooper was taken to an area hospital to be checked out. The trooper reported feeling a stinging sensation before his arm went numb. A HAZMAT team is checking on the substance found in a sticker.
UPDATE: GA State Trooper treated and released. One @CLEpolice officer being treated for unknown skin irritation. Only two officers involved— Cleveland Police (@CLEpolice) July 21, 2016
The Cleveland Police Department said one of their officers also experience skin irritation and was checked out as well.
UPDATE: Officer w skin irritation earlier is believed to have come into contact with a sticker received from a person on public square. 1/3— Cleveland Police (@CLEpolice) July 21, 2016
This is the second day of tense protests at the convention.
In connection w officer w skin irritation: it is unknown for certain if sticker contributed and the matter remains under investigation.— Cleveland Police (@CLEpolice) July 21, 2016