A YouTube star and 65 rioters were arrested in New York City on Friday after violence erupted over a PlayStation.
A massive riot broke out Friday afternoon right before a social media streamer planned a PlayStation giveaway in Union Square Park.
YouTube star and Twitch streamer Kai Cenat was arrested and charged with inciting a riot.
NYPD arrested 65 rioters – 30 were juveniles.
Shocking video footage of the riot and violence were posted online.
Dude accidentally ? himself in the arm at the Union Square twitch riot ?
Hope it was worth it. pic.twitter.com/j3YdVoQD7q
— Eric Spracklen?? (@EricSpracklen) August 4, 2023
Rioters damaged parked vehicles.
Chaos in Union Square right now as cops try to squash a riot pic.twitter.com/me1FzJs0Rq
— Steven Vago (@Vagoish) August 4, 2023
Multiple people were being assaulted during the riot.
— Fast News Network (@fastnewsnet) August 4, 2023
ABC 7’s eye in the sky view:
BREAKING ? Riot breaks out at Union Square Park in New York City after Twitch streamer Kai Cenat organize massive giveaway pic.twitter.com/KzcqywaCZX
— Insider Paper (@TheInsiderPaper) August 4, 2023
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