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Another Protester Charged in Clash With NYPD Officers

Photo: Konstantin Sergeyev

A second man has been arrested in connection with a Saturday night clash between protesters and cops. Robert Murray, a 43-year-old union organizer, turned himself in at the fift-precinct station house on Thursday morning. The police had been looking for Murray since Monday evening, when they released a video that allegedly shows him and several other people attacking NYPD lieutenants Philip Chan and Patrick Sullivan on the Brooklyn Bridge during this weekend’s Millions March. Twenty-nine-year-old Eric Linsker was arrested just a few hours after the incident, and the cops are still searching for six other suspects.

Murray is accused of twice punching Chan in the face. (Chan reportedly suffered a broken nose.) CBS 2 reports that Murray has been charged with “assaulting an officer, rioting, obstruction, escape, and obstruction of governmental administration.” He’s expected to be arraigned sometime on Friday.

Another Protester Charged in Bridge Clash