NYC protesters cross Brooklyn Bridge, clash with NYPD cops in Manhattan

NYC protesters cross Brooklyn Bridge, clash with NYPD cops in Manhattan

Many protesters were cited for obstructing traffic but no injuries were reported in the scuffles, the New York Post reported

Dozens of New York City protesters reportedly clashed with authorities and blocked traffic Saturday evening on the Brooklyn Bridge.

Many protesters were cited for blocking traffic but no injuries were reported in the scuffles, the Post reported.

Video shot by photographer Leeroy Johnson reveals police bike officers pushing the crowd back and advising them they had to get off the bridge.

On Thursday, protesters at Central Park splashed red paint on the iconic statues leading into the area before marching uptown along Eighth Avenue to deface property.

A bus was reportedly tagged with graffiti and also at least one restaurant was defaced.

Protests have broken out throughout the country following a tense week which included the guilty verdict at the Derek Chauvin trial and many recent deadly police shootings.

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