The Gateway Pundit reported on tons of of teenagers rioting within the streets close to Millennium Park Saturday night time and the assault on a lady within the entry of a constructing. Dozens of teenagers surrounded the girl, cornered her in a doorway, and attacked.
The girl’s boyfriend, unseen within the video, was additionally attacked and dragged into the road. The younger couple was robbed of their belongings and the mob advised them they had been going to kill them.
The couple spoke with Fox Information in regards to the harrowing expertise.
Within the interview, they talked about a Good Samaritan who helped them.
Fox Information Sandra Smith: I’ve solely acquired a couple of seconds left, however a Good Samaritan picked you up and took you to the hospital, appropriate?
DJ: Sure, sure. Her title was Lenora.
Ashley: God bless her. She gave us footwear, she took us dwelling, she took us to the hospital.
DJ: Her husband as nicely.
Ashley: Thanks a lot. I don’t know the place we’d have been with out her.
Lenora is talking out after the incident and has a message for Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and her makes an attempt to sugarcoat the mayhem.
Lenora Dennis, who was recognized as the girl who stepped in to avoid wasting a pair beneath assault by a Chicago mob, pushed again on the town mayor’s declare the social media impressed “Teen Takeover” occasion “wasn’t mayhem.”
“I’m sorry, Lightfoot. I voted for you… however I can’t be concerned in any stage of sugarcoating what I noticed,” Dennis advised Fox Information’ Fox Information’ Garrett Tenney. “That was mayhem.”
Lightfoot advised WGN9 that the overwhelming majority of younger individuals who descended on downtown got here “as a result of it was nice climate and a chance to benefit from the metropolis.
“That’s completely and fully it,” Lightfoot mentioned, in accordance with WGN9. “There are a couple of that got here with totally different intentions. They’ve and they are going to be handled.”
However Dennis, who witnessed the chaos first hand, took difficulty with Lightfoot’s response.
The bystander stepped in to assist Ashley Knutson and Devante Garrison-Johnson, with Dennis telling Fox Information she feared the couple may very well be killed if the beating continued.
“I felt like if I didn’t intervene, that younger man would have gotten killed proper there,” she mentioned. “It was simply one thing that I needed to do as a result of I couldn’t settle for that.