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Two sisters could face attempted murder charges for throwing Molotov cocktail at NYPD car

Two sisters from upstate New York could face attempted murder charges for throwing Molotov cocktail at police cruiser with four officers inside during Brooklyn protest

  • Two sisters from the Catskills were arrested Friday night for allegedly throwing a Molotov cocktail at an NYPD car outside the Brooklyn Museum
  • The cocktail did not explode and there were no reports of injury; the women are now expected to face attempted murder charges
  • 3,000 protesters took to the streets of Brooklyn Friday night as part of nationwide demonstrations over the death of black man George Floyd 

Two sisters from upstate New York who allegedly threw a Molotov cocktail at an occupied police cruiser during protests in Brooklyn on Friday night are expected to face attempted murder charges. 

The lit bottle hit the window of the NYPD vehicle, but did not explode. 

Four officers were inside the car at the time, but there were no reports of injury. 

The sisters were arrested a short time later, and remain in custody. They have not yet been publicly identified, but officials have confirmed they are from the Catskills area.  

The women were among 3,000 demonstrators who took to the streets in New York City overnight as part of a series of nationwide protests over the death of black man George Floyd in Minneapolis on Monday. Floyd was arrested by four white officers, one of whom knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes as he lost consciousness.  

During Friday night’s New York protest a separate NYPD van was set on fire and another was vandalized as activists vented their fury at cops over a ‘racist’ policing system. 

Around 200 demonstrators were arrested in the Big Apple.  

Two sisters from upstate New York who allegedly threw a Molotov cocktail at an occupied police cruiser during protests in Brooklyn on Friday night are expected to face attempted murder charges. The cocktail did not explode. A separate NYPD vehicle (pictured) was set on fire by demonstrators 

Another vehicle was was vandalized as activists vented their fury at cops over a 'racist' policing system

Another vehicle was was vandalized as activists vented their fury at cops over a ‘racist’ policing system

3,000 people took to the streets of Brooklyn on Friday night. Around 200 were arrested

3,000 people took to the streets of Brooklyn on Friday night. Around 200 were arrested 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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