Foul-mouthed anti- protester spits in a police officer's face

Foul-mouthed anti- protester spits in a police officer's face and is tackled to the ground in New York Woman, 24, was filmed shouting profanities in a police officer's face in New York She spits in the officer's face, prompting him to tackle her to the ground  Clashes erupted in the city in the wake of the US presidential election

By Dailymail.com Reporter

Published: 09:06 GMT, 5 November 2020 | Updated: 09:35 GMT, 5 November 2020

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An anti- protester was filmed spitting in the face of a police officer before being tackled to the ground in New York. 

The woman, who was later identified as Devina Singh, can be seen yelling profanities in the police officer's face while failing to social distance or wear a mask. 

'F**k you, fascist!' the 24-year-old shouts at the officer. 

The woman, who was later identified as Devina Singh, can be seen yelling profanities in the police officer's face

The woman, who was later identified as Devina Singh, can be seen yelling profanities in the police officer's face

'F**k you, fascist!' the 24-year-old can be heard shouting at the officer

'F**k you, fascist!' the 24-year-old can be heard shouting at the officer

Singh proceeds to spit in the officer's face.  

The episode, which was caught on camera, shows the police officer then grabbing the woman and forcefully tackling her to the ground, prompting outrage from other protesters. 

'You don't attack a woman!' one person shouted. 

Hundreds of protesters waving American flags and signs that read, 'Count every vote, every vote counts,' demonstrated peacefully at Washington Square Park after marching through midtown Manhattan.

'It's very important that we make sure that our democracy is maintained,' said Meira Harris, 26, a social work student. 'This election has provoked so much

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