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Two women appeared to steal a seven-year-old boy’s MAGA hat and yell obscenities at him and his mother after tearing up signs supporting President Donald Trump.
In a video of the incident, the unidentified mother captures the two women accosting her and, allegedly, her son as they destroy their homemade signs and take the boy’s hat.
The video carries a “Students for Trump” label and was tweeted by Benny Johnson of Turning Point USA, who wrote in a Twitter post accompanying the footage that the incident occurred outside the Democratic National Convention, which is being held in Milwaukee, though most ‘attendees’ are appearing only virtually.
Johnson wrote that the boy “was attacked simply because he wore a @realDonaldTrump hat.”
“His name is Riley. Watch it happen. Listen to him cry. Will Joe condemn this violence against Children?” Johnson wrote.
Moments ago outside of the DNC convention, Joe Biden supporters attacked a 7 year-old boy.
He was attacked simply because he wore a @realDonaldTrump hat.
His name is Riley.
Watch it happen.
Listen to him cry.
Will Joe condemn this violence against Children?
— Benny (@bennyjohnson) August 21, 2020
“Get off my property. Are you destroying my property?” the woman taking the video asks.
“Yes, we are,” one of the accosting women responds as she and her companion tear up the signs.
After the women throw the torn up signs in the direction of the mother one of them proceeds to pick up a MAGA hat lying on a sidewalk and tosses it to the other.
As they both turn to leave, a young boy is seen running up to them.
“That’s somebody else’s hat,” he says to the accosting women. Some of their response is bleeped out, suggesting foul language.
“Get your hat back, baby,” the mother says. The boy can be heard crying in the background.
“Look at what you just did to my son,” said the mother. “Get your hat back baby! Get your hat back.”
“I just want…I just want,” the boy says through tears.
“We don’t give a f**k,” one of the accosting women yells back at him. “Your mom f**kin’ likes Trump.”
At that, the mother repeatedly demands the women give her back the MAGA hat.
“I’m telling you right now,” the woman holding the hat says.
“You’re gonna steal my property?” asks the mother.
“Yep,” the woman responds.
“I’ll follow you to your car and get your license plate,” the mother said.
The boy runs up and says, “Mom, call 9-1-1!”
“You want me to call 9-1-1?” she said.
“Yeah, call 9-1-1,” the woman with the hat responds. “I love how your baby sounds like a b**ch.”
The mother then addresses someone named Taylor and says the woman “attacked” her son.
As the confrontation gets more intense, two men show up with one of them demanding the woman turn over the hat.
The woman with the hat then turns to the man and throws a punch at him, then turns away and throws the hat over a fence.
The other accosting woman then becomes more aggressive and a second man grabs her as she appears to come after the mother videoing the incident.
The three continue to yell at each other, and towards the end of the video, the woman who threw the hat over the fence comes after the mother.
At one point in the video, the Iron Hill Brewery is identified in the backdrop, one of which is located in Newark, Delaware.
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