A Back the Blue protester was caught hitting a woman in the face as she formed a barrier around her mother at a pro-cop rally in Brooklyn on Sunday.
Video footage shows a crowd of people surrounding an older woman who is against a fence in the Bay Ridge area, but it is unclear who they are separating her from.
Then the man hit several heads to hit one of these people with a closed fist before it collapsed to the ground, although his fall was interrupted by two women who caught him.
After the woman is attacked, the attacker apparently waits to see if there will be retaliation.
A woman (left) was hit in the face by a pro-police protester (right with a white tank top and dark hood) in New York on Sunday
The pro-police protester is seen being kidnapped from an angry group after hitting the woman in the face. he is not handcuffed. “I was rocked by a white supremacy … trying to protect her mom,” she said.
Then, several people are seen chasing the attacker and one of them tears off his white tank top while they try to detain him, but he flees momentarily.
“He hit a woman,” they hear people shouting as unrest breaks out near the start of the main protest in South Brooklyn.
Before she was assaulted, the victim was seen telling the older woman to stay put in the midst of the chaos, which started after a group of people from a Black Lives counter demonstration Matter split up to follow a group from the main Blue Lives Matter event that afternoon.
The pro-police movement was created in December 2014 to directly counter the birth in July 2013 of the Black Lives Matter movement which was sparked by George Zimmerman killing the unarmed black child Trayvon Martin in Florida the previous year.
“I was shaken in the face by a white supremacist … trying to protect her mom,” said the victim after the attack.
The same woman was seen in a separate video walking around shouting, “I want to know who has a weak punch. “
Abusive man is seen connecting his fist to the woman’s face, prompting witnesses to prosecute him
We then see the aggressor’s friend hitting people who try to defend the victim (left). The attacker is seen later after fleeing and tearing off his white tank top (right)
New York Police Department members protect “Back the Blue” protesters from counter-protesters Sunday after woman was assaulted
In another clip, she apparently apologizes for hitting someone. “It wasn’t me,” she hears the person off camera tell her that she repeatedly apologizes.
The cops caught up with the violent man, who was then seen standing next to his mother. The police took him to a police van, although he was not wearing handcuffs.
Frustrated counter-protesters who urged the cops to arrest him reportedly blocked the police van, prompting law enforcement to remove them.
As part of the two-day demonstration, counter-demonstrators had burned flags and residents holding alcoholic beverages were on the scene to question Black Lives Matter protesters.
A Black Lives Matter protester was also hit by a gun earlier in the counter demonstration and appeared to be handcuffed by the NYPD.
New York police department, which came under heavy criticism after several police officers were seen using excessive force against protesters in the days and weeks following George Floyd’s death, saw its budget cut by $ 1 billion of dollars.
The city council decision prompted pro-law enforcement circles to warn that more limited police budgets would lead to fewer street workers and more violent crime.
Since then, they have reported an increase in violent crime rates.
Protesters hold placards praising the New York Police Department at a Blue Lives Matter rally in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, Saturday
A supporter of the New York City Police Service holds a sign praising the police and an American flag at Bay Ridge Sunday