Man Arrested After Trying to Stab Officers with Syringe

Man Arrested After Trying to Stab Officers with Syringe

A man was arrested in Orlando, Florida, after he allegedly tried to stab several officers with an exposed syringe during the protests throughout the city, police said.

Police said the incident occurred around 7:30 p.m. while a crowd of demonstrators gathered around downtown Orlando at Robinson Street and Rosalind Avenue.

The man, whom police identified as Ramsey Moore, 29, has reportedly been charged by authorities with attempted aggravated battery, WOFL reported.

Thirty people were arrested in Orlando this weekend in connection with the George Floyd protests and riots that have been cropping up across the country, the Orlando Sentinel reported.

Police also had to deploy tear gas in downtown Orlando after protesters who remained outside past the 10 p.m. curfew continued to throw rocks and bottles at the police.

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