Washington D.C [USA], Oct. 11 (ANI
): Hollywood actress Shailene Woodley
, who was recently arrested for criminal trespassing, sent a message on social media saying "they had giant guns and batons and zip ties and they're not letting me go."
The 24-year-old actress was peacefully protesting
the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline
when she was arrested for trespassing, reports E! Online.
The 'The Fault in Our Stars' actress reportedly captured the whole ordeal on Facebook Live to make sure people could see what was happening.
"I don't know if you guys just heard me, but I was walking back to my RV, which is right there so that we can go back to camp peacefully and they grabbed me by my jacket and said that I was not allowed to continue," she told her viewers.
"And they had giant guns
and batons and zip ties
and they're not letting me go," she stated in the video.
Woodley is heard trying to ask the cop a question but the cop responded, "We can't talk right here, but you're going to be placed under arrest for criminal trespassing."
She then tries to ask why only she is being arrested, and the cop informs her it is because she has been identified.
"Alright I'm being arrested
," she continued, "Because I was trespassing like everyone. As soon as you guys asked me to leave, I left."
"As soon as they came I left. it's because I'm well known. It's because I have 40,000 people watching," she said.
According to Woodley's rep, she has been released from Morton County Jail in North Dakota. (ANI