Protesters were arrested outside Sen. Chuck Schumer’s, D-N.Y., New York City apartment on Friday night, Fox News Digital has confirmed.
The arrests took place during a pro-Palestinian protest outside the senator’s apartment. Schumer is expected to travel to Israel as part of a bipartisan CODEL trip this weekend.
A police spokesman didn’t say how many people were arrested.
The protest took place after a number of pro-Palestinian demonstrations across the city.
Schumer had Shabbat dinner with his family before he’s scheduled to for Israel, according to a post on X from his office.
At least two men were arrested on Friday afternoon during a separate protest after fighting with each other.
Video from that protest shows a large group of demonstrators shouting “Set him free!”
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