VIDEO: Shia LaBeouf arrested during protest outside museum in New York

A livestream video of the performance, going on outside the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, showed LaBeouf being apprehended in the background. “I’m just saying, ‘Be nice to each other.'” After being processed by police at the 114th Precinct, LaBeouf emerged from the precinct hours later flashing a defiant “rock on” sign.”We will not be divided!” he declared, a takeoff on the name of his performance art project.He hopped a green cab directly back to the protest, once again appearing in front of the live camera and celebrating his release, while no longer wearing the NYPD sweatshirt.The Associated Press contributed to this report. Actor Shia LeBeouf, left, stands in front of a live-steam camera with the words "HE WILL NOT DIVIDE US" posted on a wall outside of the the Museum of the Moving Image LaBeouf returned to the museum in Queens Thursday morning before leaving. As he reached over, he scratched the man’s face and shoved him away.The other man refused medical attention for the scratches to his face, but police responded and took LaBeouf, who was wearing an NYPD sweatshirt, into custody. The livestream went up the morning of the inauguration, a participatory public art project LaBeouf and two collaborators intend to have running 24 hours a day for the next four years of the Trump Administration. Actor @thecampaignbook just returned to Museum of Moving Image chanting "He will not divide us" then left abruptly pic.twitter.com/RYtEoJURk0— AJ Ross (@AJRossABC7) January 26, 2017 LaBeouf has spent the first few days of Trump’s presidency swaying, dancing and repeating the phrase “He will not divide us” in front of the live camera.Actor Jaden Smith stood in front of the camera for hours repeating the phrase on the day of President Trump’s inauguration.Technically, the project from LaBeouf and his performance art partners isn’t about opposition to Trump, LaBeouf told the Associated Press in an interview conducted Monday in front of the livestream camera.”We’re anti-division out here. The actor was charged with misdemeanor assault and received a desk-appearance ticket for court at a later date. EMBED More News VideosWatch the unedited video as actor Shia LaBeouf leaves a police precinct in Queens. NEW YORK — Actor Shia LaBeouf was charged with misdemeanor assault early Thursday after getting into a dispute with a fellow protester outside the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, New York, where he is hosting an ongoing anti-President Trump protest.The 30-year-old got into a verbal dispute with a 25-year-old Bronx man near the museum at around 12:35 a.m., authorities said. The two were both chanting, “He will not divide us,” referring to Trump, when they got into the dispute.Police said LaBeouf attempted to rip the other man’s scarf off. Everyone’s invited,” LaBeouf said.