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Dozens Reportedly Arrested In Midtown Protest Against ICE

CBS New York logoCBS New York 7/16/2019 Syndicated Local – CBS New York

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Dozens of people were reportedly arrested in Midtown during a protest against Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Monday.

It happened at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street around 5 p.m.

Anti-ICE protesters blocked the intersection of Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street on July 15, 2019.

Both streets were shut down for a period of time.

Protesters blocked three of the four crosswalks, some holding banners and signs reading “Close The Camps” and “Abolish ICE.” Others sat down in the street.

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Anti-ICE protesters blocked the intersection of Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street on July 15, 2019.

A police source told CBS2 there were 48 arrests.

Traffic was backed up along Fifth Avenue all the way to Central Park.

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