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*Update: This post as been updated to note the teenage girl who was pepper sprayed claimed to have been groped. Investigation pending.

Donald Trump supporters clashed with a throng of anti-Trump protesters at a campaign rally in Janesville, Wisconsin, on Tuesday and a protester was captured on video being pepper-sprayed after punching a man in the face.

The woman was arguing with a man while others taunted them along when she suddenly punched him, prompting another person in the crowd to pepper-spray her.

The incident can be seen here:

FIRST ON JANESVILLE COMMUNITY PAGE:Protester throws a punch and gets sprayed at #Trump rally in #JanesvilleVideo courtesy of Chris Conry

Posted by Janesville Community Page on Tuesday, March 29, 2016


After being sprayed, the unidentified woman quickly disappeared into the throng of people gathered to protest against the Republican presidential front-runner.

Here’s another angle of the incident:


Wisconsin State Journal reporter Molly Beck also captured the dramatic moment — she was so close, she was struck by the pepper-spray — posting the following images on social media.


Talk about a money shot:

The Janesville Police Department said in a statement that the woman is a 15-year-old girl and that was reportedly groped.

“We are currently looking for two suspects, one for the sexual assault and one for the pepper spray,” the statement said.

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Tom Tillison


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