DEBLASIO UNLEASHES COPS ON RELIGIOUS JEWS AT FUNERAL

Chaos unfolds amid heavy NYPD presence in Hasidic Jewish neighborhood

NY POST

Video clips obtained by The Post and posted online show a heavy police presence amid a chaotic scene in a Hasidic Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn on Thursday afternoon — two days after a massive funeral there that drew big crowds despite coronavirus restrictions. In one clip, horns honk, people shout and sirens wail as a cop orders bystanders, “Back up! Back up!” in front of the Judaica Corner store in Borough Park. “This is getting violent over here. They just arrested somebody,” a narrator says. Another clip, recorded from inside a vehicle and posted on Twitter, shows police tape stretched across a street and a cop ordering the driver, “Keep going straight! Keep going straight!”

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