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South High Students Walk Out Of Class For 4th Day Of Protests

DENVER (CBS4) - Approximately 200 students from Denver's South High School walked out of class and marched down Broadway towards the state Capitol Monday morning.

The students began walking out of class at approximately 11 a.m. among a heavy police presence.

Students during the walkout Monday morning (credit: CBS)

The students first made their way to Washington Park and then began to marching towards the Capitol.

It was the fourth day of of student walkouts in Denver in protest of the police action in Ferguson, Missouri, and nationwide.

The student walkouts have continued since last Wednesday when East High School students walked out of class and four Denver Police Bike Patrol officers were struck by a vehicle while students returned to school, leaving one critically injured.

Students from Lincoln, Montbello and George Washington high schools walked out of class on Thursday morning. Copter4 flew above students as they marched in the area of 14th and Elati near the state Capitol.

Hundreds of students from North High School walked along Speer Boulevard toward the state Capitol Friday morning. A police escort followed the teenagers as they walked along the sidewalk.

Students during a walkout (credit: CBS)

The walkout Monday morning was peaceful, but at one point an officer was heard on the radio saying the situation could get dangerous as police shut down Virginia Avenue at Center Street.

Some students walked all the way to East High School where the protests began last Wednesday.

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