New York City Imposes 8 Pm Curfew Through Sunday After Looting Follows Peaceful Protests – Update

New York City Imposes 8 Pm Curfew Through Sunday After Looting Follows Peaceful Protests – Update
Updated with vehicle ban: New York City has imposed a curfew of 8 Pm on Tuesday, three hours earlier than it began on Monday, after waves of looting followed peaceful protests over the death of George Floyd.

Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday morning that the curfew would remain in place for the rest of the week, through at least Sunday, lifting each morning at 5 a.m.. In an afternoon update on Twitter, police officials also said that cars would be banned from Manhattan south of 96th Street. Only buses, delivery trucks and vehicles carrying essential workers will be exempt. The New York Police Department tweet didn’t confirm that the vehicle restrictions would apply for the duration of the curfew but flagged it for at least Tuesday night.

The move came after a night of looting across the city. The flagship Macy’s department store in Herald Square, a familiar
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