- Associated Press - Thursday, December 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Police Department says a Brooklyn man has been arrested in connection with an assault on officers during a protest over the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner.

Forty-three-year-old Robert Murray, accompanied by his attorney, turned himself in on Thursday. He faces charges including two counts of assault on a police officer.

Thousands of demonstrators marched Saturday, following a grand jury decision not to indict a police officer in Garner’s death. Amateur video shows suspects pushing, kicking and punching officers on the Brooklyn Bridge.

Police Commissioner William Bratton says they will spare no expense in the probe, especially since officers have shown “extraordinary restraint” when dealing with demonstrators.

The NYPD released photos of seven suspects and offered a $25,000 reward for help finding them.

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