NYPD and BLM Clash In NYC On MLK Day, 10 Cops Injured, Dozens Arrested
Manhattan, NYC — Police and Black Lives Matter protesters clashed outside City Hall Park on Monday night, resulting in dozens of arrests and 10 injured officers, authorities said.
The confrontation began at about 8:30 p.m. after hundreds of protesters that originally met outside the Barclays Center marched across the Brooklyn Bridge in a demonstration honoring Martin Luther King Jr., according to social media posts.
Once they made their way into Manhattan, they were met with a heavy police presence and chaos ensued, online footage shows.
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