By Harriet Alexander For Dailymail.com
Published: 04:56 BST, 13 September 2020 | Updated: 05:52 BST, 13 September 2020
A group of Black Lives Matter protesters blockaded the George Washington Bridge into Manhattan on Saturday night, closing off traffic for around 20 minutes before marching to a police precinct and clashing with the NYPD.
Hawk Newsome, leader of the Greater New York chapter of BLM, said three people had been arrested following a violent confrontation outside an upper Manhattan police precinct.
He tweeted: 'Say Less. Work More. THEY NEVER SHUT DOWN THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE BEFORE.
'We did that for our Sisters and Brothers who had their lives stolen by AmeriKKKa.'
The New York Post said six people had been detained.
A group of around 100 protesters blockaded the George Washington Bridge in New York
Newsome tweeted on Saturday night his delight at having blocked the bridge
The BLM group were called to the streets by Hawk Newsome, leader of