WATCH: Anti-Trump protest in New York turns violent as cops use pepper spray
An anti-Trump protest in New York City’s Columbus Circle turned into a shoving match with protesters saying police resorted to pepper spray.
In a video uploaded to YouTube, police can be seen attempting to shove protesters behind barricades as a a chant of “F*ck Trump” can be heard.
Officers can also be seen moving through the crowd taking pictures as the protesters are pushed from multiple directions.
According @Lukewearechange, who uploaded the video, police did resort to pepper spray and arrests were being made.
Violence just broke out at the anti trump rally with a number of people myself included getting peppered sprayed pic.twitter.com/hLHTETsZJg
— Luke Rudkowski (@Lukewearechange) March 19, 2016
Watch the video below, uploaded to YouTube by WeAreChange: