Protesters Set NYPD Cars Ablaze in Union Square
Protesters climbed atop NYPD squad vehicles, crushed emergency lights, and set some of the vehicles on fire in Union Square on Saturday.
A video and photo posted by News 12 anchor Jessica Cunnington showed the destruction:
Another NYPD vehicle taken down in Union Square pic.twitter.com/fWrHkFEQDE
— Jessica Cunnington (@JessicaNews12) May 31, 2020
I can see three cop cars on fire now at Union Square and two more smashed pic.twitter.com/bDYeszWfRX
— Rachel Olding (@rachelolding) May 31, 2020
Breaking 911 posted video too:
UNION SQUARE, NYC
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) May 31, 2020
Breitbart News reported that police cars in Los Angeles and Chicago were destroyed on Saturday as well. At least 11 LAPD cars were dented, had glass knocked out, and were otherwise vandalized. Some of them were set ablaze.
In Chicago, police car windshields and side windows were broken. The attacks in Los Angeles and Chicago both occurred in broad daylight.
Live pictures on CNN: People vandalizing police cars in Chicago in broad daylight. Law enforcement now pushing the crowd away. pic.twitter.com/ObXOiXLCwf
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) May 30, 2020
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