NY Daily News, “Anarchists target cop-friendly Queens neighborhood after Rittenhouse acquittal, smashing windows and spray-painting cars”

By Nicholas Williams, Thomas Tracy, and Larry McShane, November 20, 2021

A horde of black-clad anarchists ran wild through southwestern Elmhurst, Queens after the Kyle Rittenhouse acquittal, targeting the middle-class area over its support of the NYPD, incoming mayor Eric Adams and local officials charged Saturday.

“These are outside agitators that have one desire, and that is to destroy our city and create conflicts and tensions between New Yorkers,” Adams said at a news conference in Elmhurst Park, once the location of the Elmhurst gas tanks.“

It is imperative that we send a loud and clear message that this will not happen in our community,” Adams said.

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