At least 70 people arrested on Saturday in new York city during protests caused by the death of a detainee in Minneapolis (Minnesota), African-American George Floyd. This was reported by broadcaster ABC, citing police data, the largest American metropolis.

Several law enforcement officers were injured in clashes with demonstrators, said the TV channel. The authorities do not give accurate data on the number of protesters, however, the evaluation of the television, in demonstrations attended by thousands of people in all five boroughs (boroughs) of new York.

The police of the city had no immediate comment on the request of the correspondent of TASS, about how much people participate in the protests according to official estimates, as well as did the authorities intend to introduce in new York curfew, as it was previously done about a half dozen American cities. In the night from Friday to Saturday, the new York city police arrested about 200 protesters.