Police storm Yale University’s campus with riot gear, arrest students as hundreds stage anti-Israel protest


Police clad in riot gear swarmed Yale University’s Connecticut campus early Monday and started arresting students who had been staging an anti-Israel protest encampment there for several days.

Footage posted online showed cops arriving at the Ivy League school and blocking off entrances to a plaza at the New Haven campus, where roughly 200 protesters had been gathered.

Cops started warning protesters they risked being arrested if they didn’t clear out, the Yale Daily News reported.