BROOKLYN, NJ - A protest on the Brooklyn Bridge resulted in a 24 year old woman from Morris Plains allegedly striking police officers with a cane.
The woman, Chanice Reyes, has been arrested and charged in connection with an attack on police officers during a protest on Wednesday July 15th, authorities said. The incident took place at 10:10 a.m. during a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge that saw multiple clashes between officers and protesters.
The officers were taken to area hospitals, where they were treated and released.
According to the NYPD, a smell of marijuana was coming from a car near City Hall. The cops recognized Reyes from a video clip of the cane attack on the bridge and arrested her. While being taken into custody, the suspect allegedly hit a NYPD sergeant and tried to bite one of the cops on the head.
According to the New York Post, she also flipped off the reporters with her middle finger.
Reyes is faced with pending charges of two counts of assaulting a police officer, according to authorities.