The news outlet reported incidents of Trump supporters being attacked by "counter-protesters" in different parts of the Big Apple, including Brooklyn and Manhattan.
Videos shared on social media under the hashtag #JewsForTrump allege attacks against the Jewish Trump supporters' vehicle parade.
The alleged attacks against ‘Jews For Trump’ took various forms, including throwing eggs and stones at cars with pro-Trump flags, yelling expletives, and in some cases, confrontations between rally participants and protesters reportedly turned into chaos.
This man is so upset that a #JewsForTrump vehicle convoy practically shut down the Brooklyn Bridge while heading to Manhattan, that he began punching vehicles. @NYPDnews @realDonaldTrump @TrumpWarRoom pic.twitter.com/6kSZKUoa0F— NYC Scanner (@NYScanner) October 25, 2020
ANTIFA militants attack 'Jews for Trump' parade in Times Square— Tayler Hansen (@TaylerUSA) October 25, 2020
In response ANTIFA gets completely wrecked
Police made several arrests among both pro-Trump rally-goers and anti-Trump protesters.
BREAKING IN MANHATTAN. Anti-Trump protesters rip flags off vehicles part of the #JewsForTrump vehicle convoy. Throw red paint on vehicles, punch Trump supporters. @realDonaldTrump @TrumpWarRoom pic.twitter.com/qbCeMKWWl9— NYC Scanner (@NYScanner) October 25, 2020
New York Police Department Chief Terence Monahan announced on Sunday an investigation into the allegations of attacks against Trump supporters.
“@NYPDDetectives are investigating this incident and looking for information in regard,” Monahan tweeted.
The NYPD department chief shared a video of an incident under investigation, calling on New Yorkers with information about it to reach out to the department. The video shows at least one person throwing stones from a sidewalk overpass down onto passing vehicles flying pro-Trump flags.
NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea described that such attacks are “very dangerous” and added that there were no injuries.
Trump is seeking re-election against the Democratic presidential candidate and former US Vice President, Joe Biden. The election is set for 3 November.