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2 women arrested after video appeared to show them taking MAGA hat from 7-year-old

The women were also seen ripping up pro-Trump posters near the DNC.

Aug 23, 2020, 10:49 am*

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Alexandra Samuels

A now-viral video shows two women, who were protesting President Donald Trump on Thursday, taking a “Make America Great Again” hat from a child and ripping up pro-Trump posters. 

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The incident escalated after the child’s mother shouted back at the women, both 21, and all three threatened one another with physical violence. 

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“They attacked my son,” says the boy’s mom. Two men later joined the quarrel and attempted to get the hat back. 

In response, one of the women says: “Nobody touched your kid. Back up. I’m telling you to back the f*ck up right now.”

As the video continues, one of the men tries to retrieve the hat. Then, one of the women throws the hat away. The video ends with a confrontation between one of the suspects and the person filming.

A video of the altercation—which happened close to the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Delaware—was uploaded to Twitter by a student-led, pro-Trump group. In its post, Students for Trump wrote that “radical leftists attacked” the 7-year-old because “he was simply showing his support” for Trump.

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Donald Trump Jr. also shared the video. 

According to heavy, both anti-Trump protesters—Camryn Amy and Olivia Winslow—were arrested.

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A press release from the Wilmington Police Department says that Amy faces charges of first-degree robbery, second-degree conspiracy, two counts of offensive touching, and endangering the welfare of a child. She was arraigned and sent to Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institute on a $45,000 bond. 

Winslow, meanwhile, was also arraigned but released on her own recognizance.  

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*First Published: Aug 23, 2020, 10:48 am