NYPD Releases Protester After Brutally Shoving Her Into Unmarked Van
published 29.07.2020 14:20
The video of Stone’s arrest has received over 10 million views in less than 24 hours The scene felt eerily similar to dispatches from Portland, Oregon, where protesters have been reportedly whisked away in unmarked vans courtesy of federal officers.
Stone was quickly thrown into an unmarked police van, her capture further protected by a team of NYPD officers on bikes who swarmed the scene and fought off horrified spectators.
Nikki Stone, an 18-year-old trans woman, was leading a 24-hour protest against police brutality and racism when the incident occurred.
A woman was released from police custody overnight after video caught a swarm of police officers shoving her into an unmarked van during a Black Lives Matter protest Tuesday evening in Manhattan.
In a follow-up tweet, the NYPD couldn’t resist presenting themselves as the real victims in this scenario: “When officers from the Warrant Squad took the woman into custody in a gray NYPD minivan this evening, they were assaulted with rocks and bottles.”