Police aggressively arrested a group of protesters during an anti-eviction protest in Downtown Brooklyn on Friday — including an 80-year-old tenant activist, who cops cuffed and tossed into a windowless van as she was attempting to comply with orders to vacate the scene.

Officers from the Strategic Response Group collared the activists shortly before 1 pm after they entered a Court Street office building that houses a law firm responsible for representing landlords in eviction cases, despite activists complying when they were ordered to leave the building.

Video from the scene shows police shoving protesters off the sidewalk. Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City

Police aggressively arrested a group of protesters during an anti-eviction protest in Downtown Brooklyn on Friday — including an 80-year-old tenant […]

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