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Dozens arrested in NYC as cops, protesters clash outside City Hall Park

Police and Black Lives Matter protesters clashed outside City Hall Park on Monday night, resulting in dozens of arrests and several injured officers, authorities said.

The confrontation began at about 8:30 p.m. after hundreds of protesters who originally met outside the Barclays Center marched across the Brooklyn Bridge in a demonstration honoring Martin Luther King Jr., according to social media posts. 

Once they made their way into Manhattan, they were met with a heavy police presence and chaos ensued, online footage shows.

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