Police: BLM Protesters Arrested After Back the Blue Rally in New York

Police: BLM Protesters Arrested After Back the Blue Rally in New York


Three counter-protesters were arrested Thursday following a pro-police rally in Saratoga Springs, New York, according to WRGB.

“According to Saratoga Springs Police, a ‘Back the Blue’ rally was held at 6 p.m., and shortly after it began, a group of counter protesters supporting Black Lives Matter and All of Us emerged,” the outlet reported.

Even though tensions were high, no violence occurred as officers and two mounted units tried to keep the groups apart.

The Saratoga Springs Police Department (SSPDNY) retweeted photographer Erica Miller’s video footage of the rally on Thursday:

Back the Blue Rally in #Saratoga as All of Us BLM protestors arrive at Congress Park, with @SSPDNY mounted unit separating the groups @SaratogaSheriff #BackTheBlue pic.twitter.com/QGh6XeUubF

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— Erica Miller (@EricaPhotog) July 30, 2020

Those involved with the Back the Blue rally left the area when the event ended around 7:45 p.m. However, police said the counter-protesters remained

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