Five arrested after riots erupt in Middle Village following Kyle Rittenhouse verdict


Police arrested five individuals on the night of Friday, Nov. 19,  after alleged extremists reacting to the verdict of the high-profile Kyle Rittenhouse trial wreaked havoc in Middle Village.

On Friday afternoon, a jury found Rittenhouse not guilty of homicide, attempted homicide and other charges relating to the 2020 shootings in Kenosha, Wisconsin. This acquittal sparked national debate and unrest as protests erupted throughout the country.