Three Black Lives Matter protesters were arrested following an altercation with a pro-police rally this weekend outside Babylon Town Hall in Lindenhurst, Suffolk County police said.
The trio, who were affiliated with a group known as Black White Brown United, was taken into custody after officers intervened in the altercation on Sunrise Highway shortly after 2 p.m. Sunday, police said.
Rosalia Garay, 29, of Stony Brook, was arrested with second-degree harassment and obstruction of governmental administration after she allegedly kicked one officer in the groin, police said.
Noah Milstein, 23, of Massapequa Park, and 34-year-old Lisa Strollo of Babylon, were each charged with obstruction of governmental administration and resisting arrest.
All three were issued desk appearance tickets and released.
The protests were the latest in dozens of local demonstrations that have emulated similar rallies nationwide since Minneapolis police allegedly killed George Floyd on May 25.
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