Clashes with police erupted outside of 34th precinct in Manhattan,
New York September 12 2020 – MANHATTAN, New York –
Hawk Newsome led Black Lives Matter protesters from the Bronx to Washington Heights and then onto the George Washington Bridge where they shut down both lanes of the upper level.
They were trailed by Port Authority Police and then after meeting with another group, marched off the bridge and to the 34th precinct.
Watch video of George Washington Bridge shut down here.
Once at the precinct protesters began to speak in the front, what seemed like a ten minutes later police made an announcement for group to clear the roadway and later to also clear the sidewalk. A line of police then cleared the protesters out of the street forcefully, tripping over each other and pushing them back with batons, some clubbing the protesters, one photographer was seen pushed against a car and forced directly into the precinct. This protest was held for B.R.E.A.T.H.E. bill
Video by Oliya Scootercaster and @NewYorkCityPeople (FNTV freedomnews.tv) – www.freedomnews.tv