NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Two New York police officers were injured on Saturday night in connection with a series of anarchist-related arrests in Manhattan.

A group of twenty-five anarchists allegedly tried to smash windows at a Starbucks on Astor Place and Lafayette and took to the streets chanting “cops are murderers” and “all pigs must die”, according to police.

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The group also allegedly  assaulted police officers with pipes, bottles, and physical force.

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Eric Marchese, 24 of Brentwood was arrested and charged with criminal mischief and disorderly conduct. Alexander Penly, 41, of New York was charged with assault, menacing, disorderly conduct and a number of other charges.

An Oregon man, Nicholas Thommen, 30, was charged with assault, menacing, resisting arrest, and disorderly conduct.

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