Seven of the migrants captured on camera viciously attacking a pair of New York City police officers in Times Square last month have been indicted by a grand jury, officials said Thursday.
Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg announced the charges amid outrage following the attack.
In the now-viral video of the attack, police say that the migrant stomps on a lieutenant’s head as the police officer tries to apprehend a suspect on the ground.
The migrant then kicks the other officer in the back before returning and taking a kick at the lieutenant.
Several of those already arrested were released on bail and have fled the state, leading to some New York Republican lawmakers calling for Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg to be removed from office.
Bragg said that his office, “continues to work with law enforcement to bring everyone responsible for these heinous attacks to justice.”
More than 170,000 migrants have arrived in New York City since 2022.
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Fox News Digital’s Michael Dorgan contributed to this report.