A pair of ladies swiped a “thin blue line” American flag from the entrance of a Brooklyn business enterprise and overtly burned it on the sidewalk past week, new footage displays.
The duo taken off the flag, which symbolizes support for the police, from the entrance of Nocera Automobile Repairs on 17th Street close to 3rd Avenue in South Slope about 7:40 p.m. Wednesday, authorities mentioned.
The organization owner, Eric Nocera, 51, claimed the incident to cops two days later, all-around 8:30 p.m. Friday. He despatched a YouTube online video depicting the incident to The Put up Saturday night.
“These two minimal lifes claimed [sic] up my shop and took down my flag and set it on fireplace,” Nocera explained in a textual content to a Post photographer.
The footage demonstrates one particular of the girls sitting down on the pavement as she lit the flag on fireplace, area by section — halting a few occasions to snap pics on her cell phone.
The other lady stood by and watched.
At a single point, a further human being confirmed up and appeared to speak to the duo while looking on.
By the stop of the 7-moment ordeal, all that remained of the flag had been a several charred scraps.
Both females fled and remained at big Sunday.
On election day in November, Nocera and his grownup son, the two Trump supporters, showed up outside MS 88 on Seventh Avenue near 18th Road and clashed with voters.
At 1 issue, Nocera threatened to set one male “in the medical center,” according to video clip of the incident.