Who is "the man with the umbrella" ? From Thursday 28 may, a video of a rioter hidden smashing with a hammer the showcases in Minneapolis, an umbrella in hand, fueling an intense controversy about the social networks, many users accusing him of being a member of the forces of the order. The police denies any involvement.
City, the most populated area of Minnesota in the northern United States, Minneapolis is in the past three days the scene of serious clashes with police, following the death Monday night of George Floyd, African-American 46-year-old, during an apprehension by police. A police station was burnt down in the night from Thursday to Friday.read also : Protests after the death of George Floyd : the Minnesota enacts state of emergency
The face covered by a gas mask, a hammer in one hand, umbrella in dark in the other, so we can see in this video "the man with the umbrella" destroy methodically to hammer the showcases of a store-AutoZone, a retailer of parts and accessories for automobiles, while around him, protesters are home to fire tear-gas grenades, some responding by projectiles.