By Dailymail.com Reporter
Published: 07:07 BST, 8 October 2020 | Updated: 14:54 BST, 8 October 2020
Irate Hasidic demonstrators stopped traffic, torched face masks and assaulted a reporter as they continued protests on Brooklyn streets against coronavirus restrictions on Wednesday night.
Borough Park's streets were scenes of chaos as members of the community forced a photographer to retreat to his car and made police report to the scene as a scuffle broke out involving a television reporter.
'Here in Borough Park, we don't go by the laws of America,' one demonstrator shouted, the New York Daily News reports. 'We have our own laws.'
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Groups of Orthodox Jewish protesters gather in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Borough Park on Wednesday to denounce lockdowns of their neighborhood due to a spike in COVID-19 cases
Protestors insisted that health restrictions were religiously motivated, stopping traffic as they took to the streets
A group of Orthodox Jewish men assaulted Jewish Insider reporter Jacob Kornbluh, egged on by Brooklyn City Council candidate, Harold 'Heshy' Tischler.
'I was just brutally assaulted,