3 charged in clash at march
A protester defacing an NYPD vehicle triggered three arrests and sparked the Manhattan melee between cops and gay pride and Black Lives Matter protesters, police said Monday.
The incident unfolded around 4:30 p.m. Sunday as a crowd of roughly 2,000 poured into Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Gay Pride March on June 28, 1970.
Michael Dunn, 29, was allegedly in the process of scrawling “NYPD … ” with a Sharpie on a police vehicle when cops moved in. Dunn fought back, and two other men, Millen Dang, 20, and JaKruger, cob 25, jumped in to try and prevent the arrest, according to police.
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Dunn, Dang and Kruwere ger all charged with assaulting a police officer, resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration, police said Monday.