Looters strike luxury shops around NYC before curfew sets in

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    As the sun set Monday, the looting started once again across Manhattan as protests entered their fifth day in New York City.
    Businesses on 5th and Madison avenues were spotted putting up plywood to prevent looting. However, that didn't stop the looters from breaking in and grabbing what they wanted from the luxury stores.
    NYPD officers were standing by shops with shattered windows like the The Nintendo Store, Michael Kors, Kate Spade and Barnes and Noble. Mannequins could be seen on the broken glass-covered sidewalks.
    Attempted looters clashed with police as vandals smashed into a boutique tea shop in the middle of Rockefeller Center.
    Police made one arrest, tackling a man to the ground.
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    1. Unlicensed Pharmacist

      what a title. do you think people who breaks the law would obey a new law???????????????

    2. Michael Walker

      Here's the change you're gonna get. Business owners and productive people will abandon these demo-rat cities and take their taxes with them (just like Detroit). This simply confirms what we already know. More and more whites will realize that no matter what we do to try and raise the black community up it will never be enough and segregation is the only answer. Period.

    3. David k Seger

      Where’s Snake Plishkin when you need him?

    4. Mr. & Mrs. MGTow

      When you all vote for Donkeys why are you upset when you get kicked by their foals????

    5. Dark Night

      Peaceful protest 😁😁😁😁😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡

    6. Gabart Piquant

      I see alot of arrest coming up

    7. Brandon Cochran

      Alot of the looters are actually from the city there in they know what stores they wanna hit

      1. black lives looters


    8. Marcus Aurelius

      Do you know the Lakewood mall? Well they looted it all and I loved that mall so now I’m sad😔

    9. a b

      Title: litters hit high end shops Thumbnail: Verizon Me: 😑

    10. Cadre Deux

      They don’t want peace, they want a piece of the big apple.

    11. john cruz `

      They are not fighting for floyd they're using floyd as an excuse to steal shame on them

    12. eric131313

      U mean peaceful protesters ???😄

    13. Charles W

      The Protest Mentality: Down the street from me a yellow Labrador Retriever just killed a small black Dachshund. In order to rectify this, we should now go to the homes of all Lab owners and beat their Labs so all Labs understand that it's wrong to kill Dachshunds. That's some very intelligent reasoning, huh?

      1. ray ray

        Black Labs matter. Yellow... not so much.

    14. Les Moore

      The safest businesses are book stores.

    15. Dusty Gadsby


    16. Philip B

      It's so funny. I studied at NYU. I then left back home to Greece, but it was always my intention to return because I wanted to move and work in America till I died because I used to think it was the greatest country on earth. Now I see America is broken. Not only racially, but politically, economically, educationally, medically, crime-wise. It is fractured in every sense, and the American "experiment" is failing. For a country that supposedly embraces "diversity" and "freedom", it is the least tolerant and free place. Now I don't want to live there anymore. I would rather pick a million other places including: UK, Paris, London, Singpore, Stockholm, Oslo, Madrid, Hong Kong, etc...

    17. 55giantsfan22

      Pants up dont loot ✊

    18. Rosie Saints

      Police reports of those arrested show that the people causing this destruction are not residents of either California or the area’s. Officers are being shot and targeted, businesses are being destroyed . The more you watch the news the more people are realizing and seeing what kind of people are doing this. I don’t think this is going to stop the class, and racial divide it’s enforcing it.

    19. Haquan Wright

      Where was this same energy when the whts were doing all the crimes?? 🤔🤔. I saw no comments calling them criminals

    20. daniel almanza

      Fairfeld got hit hard yesterday

    21. congoballs Gaming

      Road cam 7 I'm dead 😆

    22. GNEsmond

      If guns werent stupid hard to get, then I can guarantee that there would be less looting

    23. Dillon Augustine

      Hands up don't loot

    24. DDavid Mac

      FEMA under marshal law. Crimes like both rioting and looting can get you life in prison or death on the spot. Need to hate someone. Try, Bush jr, Cheney all post 911 powers given to FEMA.

    25. Memento Mori

      WTF there are good people out there who protest against racist behavior. But some people just use it to loot stores and bring anarchy to the streets. I mean you work your whole life to build a little store and invested so much in it. In one night some looters burn it down. Everything for nothing. Black lives matters and we are all equal , but there are people who use it as cover so they can make what they want.

    26. Jamm Nefu

      Coronavirus is still out there lol

    27. Wolfgang Meyer

      That NYPD CHIEF should be the mayor. Not dumblasio

    28. Papa Intsiful

      I’m black but ffs come on why are people using this tragic event to steal 🤕

    29. Yu Sry

      Fiesta time

    30. iseefurtherO

      If they don't strick enough the laws & make consequences really tough for those profiting from stealing & having fun vandalazing, this void will only make them bolder & bolder!! MAKE AN EXAMEPLE OF A FEW ... THE REST WILL GET THE MESSAGE!! ..MAKE LAWS that scream LOUD AND CLEAR DON'T F*CK OUR CITY This is just criminal behaviour & u can't call that protestestors .. treat protestors as protestors and criminals as criminals!!

    31. Doreen Violet

      🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽Lord help us 😥😥

    32. Patrick Maroney

      What low life’s we’re gonna see a bunch of lazy people wearing designer items who don’t want to work.

    33. cool azul

      OH MY LOOK at all those MAGA hat's.;-)

    34. Stroker Ace

      Did they break in and get them some work boots?

    35. Jeffro 56

      Shut off their mammie's welfare and food stamps

    36. rexzar 9o2

      Yo can yall stop saying "these people"? There are differences between protesters and people who want to steal... not every person who's stealing is protecting for Mr. Floyd they're doing it for themselves black or white ._.

    37. Yes Secret Me

      And I thought.America is a rich country.. unfortunately they are poor than other countries

    38. Juicy J-Hope

      The best way to record your protest over a guy who got killed doing a fraud is to rob everything! Yayy we gonna make it

    39. Mario

      Corona virus like this!

    40. Dusty Gadsby

      Blahahahaha 😀 libTARDS

    41. Ansar Muhuayd

      You people comment nonesense it s good trinidad need some of it right now we want a raise of pay and a back pay daily paid workers

    42. S Shrestha

      Wait 14 days until corona symptoms kick in.

    43. Tammy Michelle

      LOOTER AND PROTESTORS ARE NOT THE SAME! Those out there protesting for George are not the ones looting and causing distruction..

    44. Hahaa Ha

      Let the ISIS do the dirty work, like killing those looters

    45. Christopher Smith

      I feel like I could run thru a brick wall after his speech

    46. JR

      3:00 that's what leaders do, they get on the ground and face the problem

    47. Quentin Taylor

      I understand that your trying to do rite by putting things on the news but that only makes things worse... Only puts ideas in the nations heads

    48. Lil Scrappy

      They just need to put bullets in these peoples heads. You dont see this in other countries because they would be quick to solve the problem

    49. griko2100

      George Soros minions at work. This effing guy should be prosecuted for crimes against humanity.

    50. Bobby Hawk

      this is what they did in the 70s they all had a peaceful protest and decided to go stealing from different shops before curfew brakes everybody got together and said what's this moment about who cares we get free things

    51. Cameron Meade


    52. Doc Holliday

      They should be shot on site!

    53. Bianca Allen


    54. YANKEEbomber 152

      Do you like cheese? If not your racist

    55. Ice In My Veins

      This what quarantine does to men

    56. Simon M

      I hope they realize how they’re tarnishing the cause by using his death and these riots for their personal gain

    57. Agarith

      Black people pretending they care about there own race so they cop some new Jordan's

    58. MrMooseMovies


    59. D.A. Risse

      Democrats at play.....

    60. Mishy Mish

      American government has done so much wrong to other countries killing millions of innocent civilians including babies, kids, pregnant women. There is a thing called Karma.

    61. Shakalaka Bombastic

      They left all that Essential water on the floor! That’s the most expensive stuff in the convenience store lol

    62. Jordan Rodriguez

      So uh why don’t we just go primal and hang the dumbass cop who killed him. Seriously a life for A life Kept order for generations and tip toeing around that for this long leads to this bottled rage. It didn’t start with Zimmerman but that was the catalyst in our generation that started these injustices of murdered kids not getting justice. Rip to the victims but it’s time to rest the KILLERS and put FEAR into the hearts of the new ones. We have to stop being so soft it’s killing us all in the long run

    63. 10 Year Old GTA Player

      Bunch Of Motherfucking Thieves

    64. nocdful

      I personally am against looting. That being said lets not forget we live in a country where we are forced to stay at home with little to no pay with 40 million people on unemployment.

    65. Pickin7

      Imagine your own family got looted. Would you want to beat the criminal up? or you would let them free? "What if the criminal needs money to live?" Yeah as if the criminal doesn't have brain to sell even a homemade burger to their neighbourhood. Crime is crime no matter how you want to excuse it. Every person have freedom to choose on what to do, and what to be.

    66. Sweeps6334

      MLK saw this coming and killed himself

    67. PokerSeries WSOP

      This is sad. I can understand an ethical dilemma about feeding your family but robbing electronics and jewelry stores. Sad. I got attacked the other day for no reason when I was picking up food.

    68. bluesque

      I am not an American or black... but blacks have got to build some esteem in other people's eyes. They have been wronged but most of them cant get their act together either.

      1. bluesque

        Also, Muslims

    69. sharkbaitj

      doorknobs beget doorknobs...;/

    70. Rosie Saints

      This situation is getting out of hand. I’m all for Justice but this behavior is sickening to watch. Our government officials should not allow any more assemblies to protest this will eliminate the looters opportunities to wreak havoc on our cities and neighborhoods.