Skip to comments.3 Arrested After Violence Erupts Outside NYC Republican Club Event
Posted on 10/13/2018 3:54:02 PM PDT by oblomov
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) Three people were arrested in New York City following violent clashes after a speech by the founder of a far-right group, and police say they are reviewing video and may make additional arrests.
According to authorities, Finbarr Slonim, Kai Russo, and Caleb Perkins were taken into custody after police arrived at the Metropolitan Republican Club around 8 p.m. on Friday.
The violence erupted following a speech by Gavin McInnes, the founder of the male-only far-right group the Proud Boys, who describe themselves as western chauvinists.
Videos posted on YouTube show clashes between the Proud Boys and groups that were protesting McInnes speech.
Here is my statement following the violent attacks perpetrated by the Proud Boys" white nationalist group in NYC last night: pic.twitter.com/wCFlgLt5Rt
NYC Public Advocate (@NYCPA) October 13, 2018
New York City Public Advocate Tish James called for additional arrests in connection to the melee, and encouraged Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance to pursue hate crime charges.
I am disturbed and disgusted by the videos Ive seen of members of the neo-fascist, white supremacist Proud Boys group in hate-fueled mob violence in the streets of New York City, James said in a statement posted to Twitter. New York will not become the next Charlottesville, and we refuse to let the actions of a hateful few define out City.
The NYPD says its unclear if the three men arrested were affiliated with either group, but spokesman J. Peter Donald says the department is reviewing video and will make other arrests as warranted.
Earlier in the day, police began a search for vandals who damaged and spray painted anarchist symbols outside the same Upper East Side club.
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Antifa people assaulted one of the PB group, and attempted to steal a MAGA hat. This is the fight that ensued. The people who were arrested were from Antifa.
I was there. McInnes was (intentionally) outlandishly funny. After-party was good too.
Who is this New York City Public Advocate Tish James and why is she siding with the “Antifa” terrorists?
Communist appointee by Mayor Bill DuhBlasio.
Proud Boys, led by a Canadian restauranteur/comedian, married to a Native American.
EVERYONE is a Nazi.
seriously? utube already set to sign in to view? about done with the censorship
Very nice camerawork.
The dimoKKKRAT mob in action.
About half of the Proud Boys there were black, Hispanic, or Asian.
New York media - anyone to the right of the CPUSA/Democrats is a racist fascist neo Nazi extremist. The New York media is a collective party organ.
Proud Boys is not a far right group.
-President Trump is not Hitler
-The OK sign is not a white supremacist dog whistle
-Justice Kavanaugh is not a rapist
I was serious:
They used a good lens for low-light and the processor was really fast, I’m sure.
Wow. They were able to write the whole article without the use of the word ANTIFA.
The fake news has it reversed.
Technically, they were Workers World Party people, but there may have been WWP people who are also involved in Antifa.
I miss Gavin. Used to be on FNC a lot. He was hilarious.
I think FNC could have continued Red Eye if they had turned it over to Gavin.
It's today's modern, intersectional white supremacy, reaching out to minorities.
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