Several reports following Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s rally in San Jose, California on Thursday indicate that the Republican candidate’s supporters have been attacked by people opposing Trump.
ABC News reported that one woman was “taunted” and cornered before being pelted with eggs.
Protesters cornering Trump supporters as they leave. This woman taunted them. They cornered her & threw eggs at her pic.twitter.com/MiDGDBkKIo
— Sara Murray (@SaraMurray) June 3, 2016
Buzzfeed noted that the woman “was flipping the bird and shaking her ass” at them.
ABC also reported that demonstrators were “embarrassed” by the actions taking place against Trump supporters.
Buzzfeed posted video showing police officers standing by while another person was chased down a street, as seen here.
Cops standing by as a trump supporter is chased by protesters pic.twitter.com/dAcImJBwok
— john r stanton (@dcbigjohn) June 3, 2016
Journalist Tim Pool reported that one unidentified man was left bleeding after being struck in the head. The man said he did nothing to instigate the attack, and was only holding up his pro-Trump sign and chanting the candidate’s name.
— Tim Pool (@Timcast) June 3, 2016
The incidents in San Jose follow a series of protests in the Southwest US against Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. More videos posted from the scene can be seen below.
Big fight breaks out pic.twitter.com/Ld8via9LTF
— Joe Perticone (@JoePerticone) June 3, 2016
— NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) June 3, 2016