Horses join UAW members picketing outside Fort Wayne Assembly

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — Several people on horseback joined UAW Local 2209 members picketing outside General Motors Fort Wayne Assembly plant Friday.

Waving an American flag and a UAW flag, the supporters trotted on horses along Lafayette Center Road near the entrance to Fort Wayne Assembly at Zubrick Road midday Friday. At least 8 horses could be seen.

Police were called around noon. A WANE 15 crew arrived around 12:45 p.m. as the horses were being loaded into trailers.

The UAW’s strike against General Motors is approaching its fourth week.

A horse with an American flag painted on its thigh area is loaded into a trailer after an appearance with UAW Local 2209 members outside General Motors Fort Wayne Assembly plant Friday, Oct. 4, 2019.

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