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