Citizen journalist has camera stolen after being cornered at BLM rally in New York

This was the moment a citizen journalist in New York had was cornered and had her camera stolen while attending a Black Lives Matter rally on Martin Luther King Day (January 18).

Footage shows the woman being surrounded by demonstrators as she is attempting to film.

Protesters use the flashlights on their phones to obscure what she is filming as her camera is snatched from her.

In her attempt to retrieve the device she is taken into the crowd screaming: "They stole my camera!"

The filmer told Newsflare: "BLM falsely accuses street journalist of being wanted by the FBI and a Nazi.

"They corner her, steal her camera and then later make fun of her for it."

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By: NewsFlare (109911.00)

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Location: new york