DENVER (CBS4)– About 30 protesters shut down the Wells Fargo Bank in downtown Denver on Friday afternoon.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

The protesters gathered outside the bank at 17th and Broadway which forced bank officials to place the facility on lockdown.

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It is unclear whether the protesters were trying to send a message similar to last week’s Wells Fargo protest over the Dakota Access Pipeline in which hundreds of demonstrators shut down the bank.