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VIDEO: Man attacks teen for wearing MAGA hat in Texas restaurant

16-year-old boy had drink thrown in face, video shows

SAN ANTONIO – Police in Texas arrested a man Thursday for assaulting a teen wearing a Make America Great Again (MAGA) hat in a San Antonio fast food restaurant. The Tuesday night attack was captured on video, which went viral on social media.

According to KSAT, 30-year-old Kino Jimenez was arrested for theft. His bond was set at $5,000.

The video, obtained by WOAI, shows the assault that took place at a Whataburger restaurant. A man, who police later identified as Jimenez, is seen throwing a drink at 16-year-old Hunter Richard's face. The man tells the boy, "You ain't supporting s***," before leaving the restaurant with his hat.

Watch the video above.

Richard was at the restaurant with some friends, who said that the attack occurred without any provocation.

The iconic red hat has become a symbol of Donald Trump's presidency.

"I support my President, and if you don’t, let’s have a conversation about it instead of ripping my hat off," Richard told WOAI. "I just think a conversation about politics is more productive for the entire whole rather than taking my hat and yelling subjective words to me."

President Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., tweeted Thursday that he wanted to send Richard a new MAGA hat, this one signed by the president himself.


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