Protesters were arrested Friday evening outside the apartment of Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., in New York, Fox News Digital confirmed.
The arrests took place during a pro-Palestinian demonstration in front of the senator’s apartment. Schumer is expected to visit Israel as part of a bipartisan CODEL trip this weekend.
A police spokesperson did not say how many people had been arrested.
The demonstration took place after several pro-Palestinian demonstrations throughout the city.
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Schumer had Shabbat dinner with his family before his planned departure to Israel, according to a message posted to X from his office.
At least two men were arrested Friday afternoon at a separate protest after getting into a fight.
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