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Protesters march towards Wall Street for another day of speaking out against police brutality

Photo by Dean Moses

BY TODD MAISEL AND EMILY DAVENPORT

New York City residents are continuing to protest against police brutality following the murder of George Floyd, who died at the hands of a Minneapolis cop, but the crowds were very light compared with the thousands who jammed the streets this past week.

The largest of the crowds were about 150 people during the day, starting on 110th Street and Fifth Avenue and marching down Broadway to South Ferry. Only a few people were taken into custody for vandalism, police say, mostly for throwing paint on the street and on police vehicles.

However, no violence was reported and police officials say the protesters were mostly peaceful.

It was unclear what protests were planned for the evening, but police say they are prepared for whatever size occurs. Commissioner Dermot Shea earlier expressed support for the protesters right to protest, but said they would not tolerate violence or looting.

Officers were spotted on foot and on bikes along the protesters’ path. Protesters also spilled red paint on the ground to symbolize the blood of those who face police brutality.

A small band of protestors about 150 strong, made their way down Broadway from 110th Street to South Street, with only a few arrests for vandalism. They were trailed by a small band of police who kept a lid on any violence or vandalism. (Photo by Todd Maisel)
Police show some TLC dealing with a young man who was discovered by construction workers sleeping on the sidewalk with a baby crying in carriage. When police arrived, he tried to run, but was detained. Mother was called and was reunited while man, apparently under the influence of a drug was taken to a hospital charges a this time. (Photo by Todd Maisel)
A small band of protesters about 150 strong, made their way down Broadway from 110th Street to South Street, with only a few arrests for vandalism. They were trailed by a small band of police who kept a lid on any violence or vandalism. (Photo by Todd Maisel)

Photo by Dean Moses
Photo by Dean Moses
Photo by Dean Moses
 
Photo by Dean Moses
Photo by Dean Moses

 

Photo by Dean Moses
Photo by Dean Moses
Photo by Dean Moses
 
Updated at 5:15 p.m.

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