Investigation Launched After Man Brandishes Weapon and Drives After Queens Protesters

A man with at least two blades strapped to his arm confronted people protesting following death of George Floyd in Queens, New York, on Tuesday, June 2, local media reported.

This video shows the moment the man abandoned his SUV in the road and brandished a multi-bladed weapon at Black Lives Matters demonstrators in Whitestone.

Another view shows the man chasing protesters and yelling, “You want to throw s*** at my car?”

After returning to his vehicle, the man drives onto the sidewalk, sending protesters scattering into the road.

Detective Denise Moroney of the NYPD told the Queens Daily Eagle that police launched an investigation into the incident, adding that there were no reported injuries or arrests at the time of his statement. Credit: Aria Tsukino via Storyful