CBS LA crew attacked during George Zimmerman protest

KCAL reporter Dave Bryan interview someone at a George Zimmerman protest just before he was knocked down. KCAL

A CBS Los Angeles news affiliate photographer and reporter were assaulted Monday night while covering a George Zimmerman protest in Crenshaw.

KCAL reporter Dave Bryan was interviewing demonstrators at around 10 p.m. when someone tacked him and his photographer, the station reports.

"All of a sudden, this guy came up from behind, he had a hood, and he knocked David on the head and he pushed the camera guy down. The camera guy went down, the camera went down, David went down," said Josheph Deguerre, a witness. "I was in shock."

The suspect then fled the scene and the crew was treated for minor injuries.

The Los Angeles Police department is investigating the attack.

"To attack a news reporter when he's getting an interview? That's just crazy," Deguerre, 43, said.

Fourteen people were arrested during Monday night's protest against George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

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