Protesting for justice can sometimes put people in harm's way. Police have officially laid charges against individuals who attacked Winnipeg Black Lives Matter protest participants with hockey sticks. The incident, which was caught on video, occurred in July.\nThis article contains graphic content that might not be suitable for some readers.\nThe authorities outlined the charges in an August 24 news release, citing the events of July 4.\nEditor's Choice: Canada's Winter Weather Forecast Just Dropped & It's Going To Get Cold, Snowy & Brutal\n"Two adults, a male and a female, were involved in a political demonstration that was taking place at the Manitoba Legislature," it reads.\n"While participating in the protest, they became involved in a confrontation with the occupants of a vehicle attempting to drive in the area."\nIt says that the people in the car exited and began attacking the two protesters with hockey sticks.\nAn investigation by the Winnipeg Police resulted in two of the suspects being identified.\nThe two women were not named in the release, but it does confirm their ages as 24 and 29.\nBoth were charged twice with assault with a weapon. They have been released on Appearance Notices.\nNeither of the victims of the attack required medical attention.\nThe incident was caught on video and posted on Twitter on July 5.\nbut not these guys...They initially got out of their vehicles and were yelling at the protesters but then it quickly escalated... These guys drove ahead and stopped suddenly and got down from their vehicles and this is what proceeds... pic.twitter.com/PHkZsj9B1B— BLM ✊ (@CookeyyGam) July 5, 2020\nIn it, a woman is seen exiting the back of the car and chasing one of the protesters while holding a hockey stick.\nOne of the other protesters tries to get the stick away from her and is hit in the head.\nThe user who posted the video claimed that more happened after the video cuts off, including one of the other women from the car throwing a glass.\nThey also said that the attackers stole a phone from one of the protesters as it fell to the ground before driving off.\n"This was a peaceful protest. This did not have to happen. This does happen in Canada. Right here in Winnipeg. There's so much anger and hate in some people that they cowardly take it out on unharmed individuals. Black Lives do Matter Indigenous Lives do Matter," the Twitter user wrote.\nSimilar protests happened across Canada this summer to draw attention to racial inequality and police brutality.