Mayor To NYPD: Consequence Needed For Brooklyn Attack On Reporter

Mayor Bill de Blasio called for immediate consequences Thursday in the “unacceptable” assault of a reporter who was covering a second night of protests in Borough Park about new coronavirus restrictions.

“Here’s a journalist who really cares about doing the work of informing people what’s going on and here’s a mob of people attacking him — it’s just unacceptable,” de Blasio said about Jacob Kornbluh, who was beaten up by a mob of protesters at the urging of a local activist Wednesday.

The mayor called for a clearer NYPD strategy on protests in Borough Park about new coronavirus restrictions, which turned violent this week.

Protest Held In Brooklyn Against Newly Issued Lockdowns (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) BOROUGH PARK, BROOKLYN — Mayor Bill de Blasio called for immediate consequences Thursday in the “unacceptable” […]

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