A CNN reporter, Omar Jimenez along with his camera crew were arrested by police Friday morning during a live broadcast from the Minneapolis protests.\r\n\r\nThe crew was handcuffed and detained as Jimenez gave a live report on a Minneapolis street shortly after 5 a.m. CT (6 a.m. ET).\r\n\r\nA video of the arrest circulated online, which can be seen below, as many of Jimenez\u2019s colleagues took to twitter in outcry.\r\n\r\nIn the footage, Jimenez in a virus protective mask was being quizzed by his anchors Alisyn Camerota and John Berman in front of a group of riot police as they move to arrest a nearby person.\r\n\r\nState patrol then approaches him and his crew. Jimenez can be heard telling the officers that they can move to where they would like and get out of their way. However, the officers surround the crew as Jimenez continues to report before he is told that he is under arrest and placed in handcuffs, displaying them to the camera as he is walked away. After a moment, the crew is also placed into handcuffs.\r\n\r\nA member of the arrested CNN crew told the network that the Police told them that they were being detained for not moving, despite being asked.\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/CNN\/status\/1266315061221613569?s=20\r\n\r\n \r\n<div>\r\n<h4 class="jeg_post_title"><span style="color: #ff0000">Floyd injustice triggers protests in Minneapolis<\/span><\/h4>\r\n<\/div>\r\n<div>\r\n\r\nFierce protests have been raging in Minneapolis since an unarmed black man, George Floyd, 46, died after a white officer knelt on his neck last Monday.\r\n\r\nProtesters in an outpouring of rage after the crime was recorded is a video, widely circulated on social media.\r\n\r\n<\/div>\r\nThe video was taken by an onlooker on Monday night, who witnessed the fatal encounter between police and Floyd.\r\n\r\nThe footage showed him lying face down and handcuffed, gasping for air and groaning for help while repeatedly saying, \u201cI can\u2019t breathe.\u201d\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/youtu.be\/lirHz93qJ50\r\n\r\nThe city identified the four officers as Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, Tou Thao, and J Alexander Kueng. It did not say who had his knee against Floyd\u2019s throat and gave no further information.\r\n\r\nThe policeman and three fellow officers who participated in Floyd\u2019s arrest were dismissed from the police department on Tuesday as the FBI opened an investigation into the incident.\r\n\r\nFloyd, allegedly tried to pass counterfeit bills at a corner eatery, was taken by ambulance from the scene of his arrest and declared dead the same night at a hospital.\r\n\r\nThe second day of demonstrations was accompanied by looting. It began hours after Mayor Jacob Frey urged prosecutors to file criminal charges against the white policeman shown pinning Floyd to the street.\r\n\r\nHundreds of protesters, many with faces covered, flooded streets around the Third Precinct police station late on Wednesday, about half a mile from where Floyd had been arrested, chanting, \u201cNo justice, no peace\u201d, and \u201cI can\u2019t breathe.\u201d\r\n\r\n<img class="wp-image-129174 size-full" src="https:\/\/see.news\/wp-content\/uploads\/2020\/05\/hypatia-h_7068003d5cf6ac97189daf1502527a0a-h_2776e337a47c2ca7ccaeccf2ea48d9e7.jpg" alt="Hundreds protest in Minneapolis streets" \/>\r\n\r\nThe crowd grew to thousands as night fell and the protest turned into a standoff outside the station, where police in riot gear formed barricade lines while protesters taunted them from behind makeshift barricades of their own, Reuters reported.\r\n<p class="endmarkEnabled">Gov. Tim Walz late Wednesday called it an\u00a0<a href="https:\/\/twitter.com\/GovTimWalz\/status\/1265849420035301384?s=20" target="_blank">\u201cextremely dangerous situation\u201d\u00a0<\/a>and urged residents to leave the area.<\/p>\r\n<p class="endmarkEnabled">One person was in custody in the shooting death near the site of the protests, but the motive and circumstances are unclear and being investigated, Minneapolis police spokesman John Elder said at a news conference.<\/p>\r\nPolice, some taking positions on rooftops, used tear gas, plastic bullets and concussion grenades to keep the crowds at bay, while protesters pelted police with rocks, water bottles, and other projectiles. Some threw tear gas canisters back at the officers.\r\n\r\nTelevision news images from a helicopter over the area showed dozens of people looting a Target store, running out with clothing and shopping carts full of merchandise.\r\n\r\nThe video of Monday\u2019s deadly confrontation between police and Floyd has stirred a national outcry and led Mayor Frey to call on Wednesday for Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman \u201cto charge the arresting officer in this case.\u201d\r\n\r\n<img src="https:\/\/pmcvariety.files.wordpress.com\/2019\/03\/trump-1.jpg?w=1000" alt="U.S president Donald Trump" \/>\r\n\r\nIn a new blow to the tweets of US President <a href="https:\/\/see.news\/twitter-hides-trumps-tweet-for-glorifying-violence\/" target="_blank">Donald Trump<\/a>, twitter, on Friday, has hidden one of the president\u2019s tweets saying it represents \u201cglorifying violence\u201d, amid escalating confrontation between Trump and Twitter about \u201cfreedom of expression.\u201d\r\n\r\nThe US President was commenting on the riots in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as protests escalated after the death of black American citizen George Floyd, who appeared in a video struggling to catch his breath while a white police officer pressed his knee into Floyd\u2019s neck.\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/TwitterComms\/status\/1266267446979129345?s=20\r\n\r\nTrump warned, \u201cWhen the looting starts, the shooting starts.\u201d \u201cThese THUGS are dishonoring the memory of George Floyd, and I won\u2019t let that happen,\u201d President Donald Trump tweeted.\r\n\r\nTwitter has posted a warning and hid Trump\u2019s tweet that can no longer be liked or replied to. but can be accessed by clicking on the \u201cview\u201d.\r\n\r\nTwitter said that this tweet violates Twitter\u2019s rules on glorifying violence.