An Asbury Park Press reporter was arrested covering a protest in the city tonight denouncing police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death, the Asbury Park Press reports.
Gustavo Martínez Contreras, who was covering the rally for the Press, was streaming the protest live on Twitter, when police clearing a street screamed at the crowd to go home. The video ends with an officer yelling “you’re under arrest” and “get your…hands behind your back.”
A news photographer later captured an image of Martínez Contreras being loaded into a police van. Read more.