More than 100 BLM protesters shut down George Washington Bridge in Manhattan

More than 100 BLM protesters shut down George Washington Bridge in Manhattan and then violently clash with NYPD outside their precinct on another chaotic night in NYC Around 100 BLM activists blocked the George Washington Bridge which connects New Jersey and Manhattan  Protests were called by Hawk Newsome, leader of the Greater New York chapter of BLM The group then moved on to the 34th Precinct, having met up with another group of demonstrators Police and protesters scuffled and at least six people were arrested 

By Harriet Alexander For Dailymail.com

Published: 04:56 BST, 13 September 2020 | Updated: 05:52 BST, 13 September 2020

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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

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

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 the local chapter

The BLM group were called to the streets by Hawk Newsome, leader of

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