WATCH: New York Police Officer attacked with Molotov cocktail during a car stop.
VIDEOKINGS — On Saturday, NYPD cops were attacked with Molotov cocktails during a car stop. The New York Police Department released #bodycam footage that recorded the incident.
When cops in Brooklyn stopped a car this AM for running a red light, the driver threw a chemical at our officer before speeding off. Stopped again, the driver threw a lit Molotov cocktail at cops & fled before crashing. The man was arrested & more Molotov cocktails were recovered.
On Twitter, NYPD NEWS posted:
“Today, a vehicle stop for running a red light proved once again that no traffic enforcement is “routine.” When approached, the driver doused a cop with a chemical before fleeing, tossing a Molotov cocktail — and finally being arrested. Fortunately, our officers weren’t injured.” — https://twitter.com/NYPDnews/status/1383525282041139207?s=20
The Detectives’ Endowment Association on Twitter stated: “This shocking video is a reminder of the dangers we face every day. Stay alert, protect yourself, your fellow cops, and the public — and the DEA will protect you.” — https://twitter.com/NYCPDDEA/status/1383560090343514113?s=20