Police: Man Strikes Black Lives Matter Protesters With Car In Huntington Station

Black Lives Matter Protest Long Island
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HUNTINGTON STATION, N.Y. (WCBS 880) — A Long Island man has been arrested after police said he struck two Black Lives Matter protesters with his car Monday evening.

It happened around 6:45 p.m. on Broadway in Huntington Station. 

Suffolk County Police say 36-year-old Anthony Cambareri was driving a 2018 Toyota RAV4 when he struck two protesters who were standing in the roadway.

The victims were taken to Huntington Hospital where they were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.  

Cambareri was not injured and his vehicle was impounded for a safety check.  

Cambareri, of Coram, was charged with third-degree assault.

He was issued a desk appearance ticket and will be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip at a later date.

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