Mayor blasts arrest of Black delivery worker caught on video during curfew

AmNews Staff Reports | 6/5/2020, 8:07 a.m.
Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke out overnight after videos went viral on social media Thursday
Police arrest a delivery worker during the city's cerfew Twitter/@KirstiKarttunen

Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke out overnight after videos went viral on social media Thursday appearing to show a delivery worker being arrested by police in Manhattan while making a delivery past the city's 8 p.m. curfew.

"This is not acceptable and must stop," the mayor wrote in a tweet around midnight. "Food delivery is essential work and is exempted from the curfew," he asserted.

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