Protesters arrested after 8 p.m. curfew Thursday night

Protests continued Thursday night across the city as demonstrators continued to march and demand justice for George Floyd.

News 12 Staff

Jun 5, 2020, 2:04 AM

Updated 1,411 days ago

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Protests continued Thursday night across the city as demonstrators continued to march and demand justice for George Floyd. 
News 12’s Michelle Ross reported from the Mott Haven section of the Bronx where protesters were arrested hours after curfew.
News 12 captured video of an altercation between police and individuals out after curfew Thursday night before things calmed down throughout the night.
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News 12’s Hannah Kliger reported from Downtown Brooklyn Thursday night where protests continued even after the 8 p.m. curfew implemented for this week by officials. 
Activists continued to march through the streets and were followed by officers and police cars, but throughout the night they were trying to prevent being separated. 
News 12 followed the protesters for over seven miles. They started at the Barclays Center, walked through Cobble Hill, Cadman Plaza and other parts of Downtown Brooklyn. 
Protesters chanted George Floyd’s name, calling for justice and peace. Many protestors took the liberty of shouting their grievances and anger at officers when they come face to face - but the protest was peaceful.
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