They called back up and are currently carrying out their directive.
Protesters opposed to deportation forces police to retreat, back up forces alerted
Police officers arriving to carry out deportations have been forced to retreat from a crowd of protesters in the Jyväskylä reception center, says the office of the Finnish Police.
Protesters have blocked police access to the apartment and police have been forced to alert more patrols to the scene.
According to the police, the situation started today at 12 noon, when the Finnish Police Department researchers of foreigners arrived at the Jyväskylä reception center for an expulsion.
It was apparent that the demonstrators there were trying to prevent the capture and removal of the foreigners.
The police were forced to retreat from the crowd of protesters. According to the police, protesters have blocked police access to the apartment and police have been forced to alert more patrols to the scene.
According to the police, the patrols are trying to ensure that the mission is carried out. There are seven police battalions in place to secure the task.