At least 60 arrested in Times Square over climate protests

Kimberly Dole
October 10, 2019 - 11:41 am

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) --  At least 60 activists have been arrested during Extinction Rebellion's protest over climate change in Times Square.

The group brought a lime green boat that symbolizes rising sea levels with them.

Protesters Surrounding Green Boat in Street @CitizenApp

W 44th St & Broadway 10:08:13 AM EDT

Several activists that adhered themselves to the boat were removed and the boat is being towed by NYPD.

Some protestors shouting “this is a climate emergency” are being removed from the intersection of W44th and Broadway in handcuffs after blocking the street.

The protest has forced the closure of intersections including Seventh Avenue at 44th Street and Broadway at 46th.

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