Authorities in Absecon say a peaceful Black Lives Matter demonstration will be held this afternoon starting at 2:00.

According to police, a demonstration will take place at the Absecon Municipal Complex and Heritage Park. As a result, Ambassador Drive will be closed to traffic from New Jersey Avenue to Chelsea Road. The group is expected to walk down New Jersey Avenue; New Jersey Avenue will be closed from Mill Road to Haddon Avenue.

Cops are asking the public to avoid driving in the area. Residents in the Estates section of Absecon may notice an increase number of parked vehicles.

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