(FinancialHealth.net) – For more than a week, rioters have inflicted millions of dollars in damages on businesses across the country. One of the reasons they’ve been able to destroy so much property is because bricks and other projectiles have been lying around. Law enforcement agencies are investigating whether that has been intentional.
New York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea says bricks are being placed all over the city to give rioters easy access to weapons.
This is what our cops are up against: Organized looters, strategically placing caches of bricks & rocks at locations throughout NYC. pic.twitter.com/HT317TjoqH
— Commissioner Shea (@NYPDShea) June 3, 2020
A reporter in Tampa, FL said authorities found bricks, trash and mortars hidden in the city making it easy for criminal rioters to attack police and damage businesses.
Members of bomb team found mortars in bushes downtown, @ChiefDugan says the bricks & debris in trash can were all hidden by protestors across downtown @CityofTampa to throw at police officers + vehicles @TB_Times pic.twitter.com/QRxNWU0rHc
— Anastasia Dawson (@adawsonwrites) June 3, 2020
According to a Fox News report, federal authorities are investigating the possibility the riots were instigated by “professional” agitators. That would make sense. It’s odd that so many protests have led to violence; it has seemed almost coordinated. It’ll be interesting to find out what the police uncover, and hopefully they’ll be making arrests soon.
Until the rioting has ended and we are all living in peace again, from those of us here at FHN, please be safe.
~Here’s to Your Financial Health!
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