A Seattle news station captured video of a woman making an unusual looting choice. In the midst of protest riots, the unidentified young woman is seen casually walking down the street with a full cheesecake from the Cheesecake Factory. A
Seattle police said the crowd turned violent, throwing bottles, setting fires, breaking windows and looting businesses in the downtown area. Rioters, many wearing masks, looted and vandalized stores, including Nordstrom and Old Navy. Windows of the Cheesecake Factory were also smashed, and people were seen throwing bottles of alcohol outside.
The news team recorded footage of the lone woman wearing a coronavirus-style mask and calmly walking away from the restaurant carrying an entire cheesecake on a serving tray. She also appeared to be carrying a wine glass and a champagne flute. The footage of the woman quickly gained traction on social media, where people tried to make light of the chaos.
"Unclear where they may have gotten that cheesecake." pic.twitter.com/mLfSJvMGvZ
— Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) May 31, 2020