Immigration officers called the New York City Police Department for backup after a group of local residents surrounded them in an apparent attempt to interfere with the arrest of a criminal alien.
Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO) officers working in Queens arrested 35-year-old Hardat Sampat. The Guyanese national is accused of burglary and illegal re-entry after removal, according to a report by the New York Daily News. As officers took the foreign national into custody, his wife began to plead for his arrest, attracting the attention of others nearby.
More than 30 local residents surrounded the officers and began shouting at them, attempting to stop the arrest. Officers called New York police officers to assist them controlling the crowd.[give_form id=”79809″] [contentcards url=”http://www.breitbart.com/texas/2017/06/03/ice-officers-surrounded-new-yorkers-trying-protect-alleged-criminal-alien/” target=”_blank”]