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CNN Reporter and Crew ARRESTED On Live TV During Minneapolis Riots


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During the third night of violent protests and riots in Minneapolis, CNN reporter Omar Jimenez and his crew were arrested on LIVE television!

Jimenez and his crew were airing a live segment on CNN close to a group of Minnesota State Patrol who are trying to keep peace in the city.

Speaking with members of law enforcement, Jimenez said, "Just let us know. Wherever you want us, we will go."

They appeared to move away from the intersection, but that's when they were arrested according to Breitbart:

An officer then told Jimenez, “You’re under arrest.

“I’m sorry?” the reporter asked.

“You’re under arrest,” the officer reiterated.

“OK. Do you mind telling me why I’m under arrest, sir? Why am I under arrest, sir?” Jimenez asked.

Members of the camera crew then tell the officers they are with CNN, and it is a live broadcast.

As the scene continued to unfold, the officers arrested other members of the crew. Another member from CNN on the scene told “New Day” they identified themselves to the police as being journalists and were told to stay in a certain section but were arrested while following orders.

“We’re going to need more information from the police as to what occurred,” the CNN employee stated.

See the dramatic arrest as it unfolded on live television below:

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