Man accused of striking 2 BLM protesters with SUV arrested by Suffolk County police

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Suffolk County police arrested a man they said struck two Black Lives Matter protesters with his SUV in Huntington on Monday.

Officials said he drove his Toyota RAV4 down Broadway in Huntington Station before 7 p.m. and struck both protesters who were standing in the road.

The demonstrators were transported to Huntington Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said 36-year-old Anthony Cambareri fled the scene but was arrested shortly after.

Officials charged Cambareri with third-degree assault.