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Al Sharpton Popped by NY Cops

5/7/2008 8:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Al Sharpton arrested for protestingAl Sharpton was arrested for civil disobedience this afternoon along with a slew of others in New York.

Sharpton was part of a group of hundreds who were protesting the acquittal of three New York City police detectives who fatally shot Sean Bell 50 times in 2006.

Sharpton most likely will receive a citation and then be released.

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