Three teenage boys have been arrested in connection with attacks against Donald Trump supporters following a rally last week in San Jose, California, authorities said Wednesday.
In a statement, the San Jose Police Department said one of the suspects, who was arrested for felony assault with a deadly weapon, was caught on camera hitting a man with a sharp object. The other two suspects were also recorded assaulting a man, chasing him, then throwing him to the ground, The Associated Press reports; one was arrested for misdemeanor battery and the other for felony assault with a deadly weapon.
The attacks took place on June 2 after a Trump rally dispersed and attendees were returning to their cars. Some Trump supporters were pelted with bottles and eggs, and others were punched. The San Jose Police Department expects to make more arrests soon in connection with the violence.
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