Nightmare continues after BLM crowd returns to McCloskey’s home; couple waits with armed security

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The St. Louis couple who defended their home from Black Lives Matter protesters apparently had armed security on hand to protect them from a planned attack.

Mark and Patricia McCloskey had put out a call for help and told by police that they could not protect them from a planned Black Lives Matter rally targeting their home on Friday. Photos from the Central West End neighborhood showed what seemed like armed security on the couple’s balcony as the mob moved by.

Protesters were back in the historic neighborhood of the Missouri city on Friday.

The weapons-carrying couple gained attention in a widely-seen video last weekend defending their home from protesters who broke through a gate to enter the private neighborhood.

The couple was not only misrepresented by the liberal media in original reports on the incident, but had also allegedly received death threats and had no success in getting local law enforcement or city officials to weigh in or provide protection.

Fox News host Tucker Carlson called attention to their plight on his show this week, revealing that an attack on the personal injury lawyers was planned for the weekend and they had been unable to secure any protection or help.

On Friday, hundreds of protesters made their way from the public road, Kingshighway, to the gated community where 61-year-old McCloskey and his 63-year-old wife live in a rally organized by the Expect Us group.

The entrance to Portland Place was reportedly blocked with a closed door and metal barricades but protesters who made their way outside the McCloskeys’ home stood there for a few minutes before moving on.

Armed security seemed to walk the property and watch from the second-story balcony of the couple’s house as protesters carried signs declaring “Black Lives Matter” and “Defund the Police.”

 

The crowd eventually made its way to Interstate 64 where the road had apparently been closed to two-way traffic.

Residents of Westmoreland Place released a letter this week condemning the “horrific event” and the actions of their neighbors, the McCloskeys.

“Some of us choose to speak up following the horrific event that transpired on Sunday evening near our homes. As the undersigned, we condemn the behavior of anyone who uses threats of violence, especially through the brandishing of firearms, to disrupt peaceful protest, whether it be in this neighborhood or anywhere in the United States,” the letter stated.

“As residents of Westmoreland Place,” the letter added, “we seek positive action and constructive dialogue that builds and maintains a civil and good society.”

McCloskey shredded CNN’s Chris Cuomo for pushing “an entirely false concept” during an interview this week as the liberal media pushed the narrative demonizing the couple for protecting their home.

“A guy stands in front of me, pulls out two loaded pistol magazines, snaps them in front of my face and says, ‘You’re next.’ If you were there, Chris, I think you’d feel like you had a right to defend yourself, as well,” he said.

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