Protests over the harsh slaying of Tyre Nichols at the hands of cops boiled over in NYC Friday night, however in general the demonstrations were peaceful throughout the nation.
Check out this video footage — a guy standing on the hood of an NYPD lorry in Times Square loaded with demonstrators marching versus the 5 previous Memphis polices now charged with Tyre’s taped on-camera murder.
He stomps and punches the windscreen, squashing the glass. Cops rapidly swarm him, tossing him to the ground and cuffing him. Protesters collect around and movie the arrest, consistently informing the officers … “Easy, don’t hurt him.”
Memphis Police Department
NYPD heard the message clear and loud … the officers led the male through the crowd, asking individuals to retreat so they might make it through.
The suspect was reserved for criminal mischief. Two females were likewise detained — one for making graffiti on a police vehicle (unclear what she composed) and the other for attacking a police officer.
Los Angeles: Far-left rioters assaulted an LAPD lorry at their direct action for #TyreNichols. pic.twitter.com/KL4qdCSJCt
— Andy Ngô 🏳️🌈 (@MrAndyNgo) January 28, 2023
More protests formed in cities throughout the nation, consisting of Washington D.C., Boston, Seattle, Detroit, Atlanta and Memphis, where Tyre was eliminated. But they were all mainly peaceful.
In downtown Los Angeles, nevertheless, demonstrators took apart a barrier as cops in riot-gear searched. One protester likewise tossed a lit firework at a police car, engulfing it in smoke. It’s uncertain if anybody was hurt or detained.
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