Trayvon Protester Arrested After Stealing Camera From TV News Crew
The poor Trayvon protesters are so distraught they’ve turned to mass looting.
Protesters storm a shoe store in the Crenshaw District of Los Angeles on Monday, July 15, 2013, during an unruly demonstration against the acquittal of George Zimmerman. (KABC Photo)
The LA police arrested a suspect who robbed a CBS TV crew during a Trayvon Martin protest on Saturday night.
LA Now reported:
Police said a man claiming to have a gun took the camera from a KCBS-TV crew. Officials said the camera has since been recovered and returned to the station.
On Tuesday, a reporter and cameraman for CBS2/KCAL9 were attacked in the Crenshaw district by rogue protesters who broke off from a peaceful demonstration at Leimert Park, police said Tuesday.
Reporter Dave Bryan was interviewing Joseph Degurre, 43, about 10 p.m. Monday when, the video shows, Bryan was hit in the back of the head by the cameraman’s camera. The attackers then ran off, witnesses said.
“He pushed the camera guy down and the camera guy went down, the camera went down, David went down,” Degurre told The Times after the incident.
Video at the scene captured two men running off into the darkness.