Protesters in London crowded around a car and blocked the road leading to Downing Street, the location of the British prime minister’s residence, on Monday evening, with some shouting “arrest Bill Gates” and holding anti-vaccination placards.

Gates was in the U.K. capital to dine with Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who invited 20 of the most influential business figures in the world to the event to help promote British interests internationally.

Footage on social media shows protesters bashing into an incoming car, trying to look through its tinted windows as police fought off the crowd.

Police eventually escorted the vehicle to another entrance to Downing Street. It is not known who was in the car.

The protest began late Monday afternoon and grew later into the evening.

About 6 p.m. local time, the crowd appeared to get rowdier, chanting loudly. As well as calling for Gates to be arrested, some demonstrators also called the Microsoft founder a “murderer” and holding up anti-COVID-19 vaccination signs, the Daily Express reported.


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