A 'LOOTER' holding an allegedly stolen iMac computer casually walked down a New York City street amid the George Floyd protests and had the expensive technology ripped from his hands.
The video, shared by Instagram user @themostfamousartist, shows what appears to be a looter walking down a street in New York with a new Apple desktop computer before two men come over and steal it.
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"LOOTERS LOOTING LOOTERS New York, NY 6/2/2020," the Instagram caption read.
As the man behind the camera followed the young man, who was wearing a red sweater and holding the computer, he said: ''Yo! Oh s***. N**** got the iMac. Bro!'
Two attackers then rushed towards the man, throwing punches and reaching for the packaged computer.
"Yo, don't do that… don't do that. Don’t rob him!" the man taking the video yelled.
The victim is seen walking despite his assailants following him.
But after a few jabs to the face, the victim fights back and lets go of the box – which was then taken away by a group of looters.
Violence and looting plagued the streets of New York City as the anger sparked by the killing of George Floyd grows.
The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last month during his arrest by four cops who have since been charged with his killing sparked Black Lives Matter protests across the country as tens of thousands of people demonstrated against police brutality.
High-end stores were ransacked despite an imposed New York City curfew being put into place.
On Monday, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a curfew for all NYC residents starting at 11pm until 5am.
However, the curfew has failed to stop people smashing windows and running off with piles of merchandise.
On Tuesday morning, Bronx residents woke up to devastation from the previous night's rioting.
They found broken storefronts, shattered glass and stolen goods.
Meanwhile, on Monday night, an NYPD officer was brutally beat by protesters in the Bronx.
The attack was caught on video and shared by the city’s Sergeants Benevolent Association.
In another attack on police, a separate video, which was also taken in the Bronx, captured the moment a officer was hit by a car.
Protesters have defied curfews in major cities throughout the country to protest police brutality and racism after George Floyd died last week after a police officer knelt on his neck for eight minutes.
President Donald Trump has slammed Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio for New York City being what he described as "totally out of control."
On Tuesday night, Trump tweeted that city police officers were "not being allowed to perform their MAGIC but regardless, and with the momentum that the Radical Left and others have been allowed to build, they will need additional help."
He said Cuomo, the governor of New York, and de Blasio, the mayor of the Big Apple, "MUST PUT DOWN RIOTING NOW!"
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