NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A protest in Hell’s Kitchen turned violent, leaving a man who was dining outdoors injured, police said Sunday.
Video shows demonstrators marching down Ninth Avenue near 43rd Street, some of them banging on a restaurant’s plastic barriers and yelling at diners.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine In New York: Nearly 25% Of New York Residents Now Fully Vaccinated, Cuomo Says
According to investigators, someone broke the dining structure’s acrylic barrier, which cut the side of the man’s face.READ MORE: NYPD Trying To Identify Individual Accused Of Puncturing Police Vehicle's Tire In Washington Square Park
Police released images of the 48-year-old man’s injuries.
The protesters allegedly tried to prevent EMS from rendering first aid.MORE NEWS: New York Federal Judge Sandra Feuerstein Killed In Florida Crash, Police Say Suspect Nastasia Snape Claimed To Be Harry Potter
So far, no arrests have been made.