A student at Edmond Santa Fe High School in Edmond, Oklahoma, was caught on video confronting a student wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat and a “Trump 2020” banner as a cape. The student knocked the MAGA hat off of the other student’s head, before forcibly ripping the banner off and throwing it to the ground.
An altercation between two students involving a MAGA hat and a “Trump 2020” banner at a high school in Edmond, Oklahoma, was caught on video on Monday, which resulted in one of the students being issued a summons for battery and assault.
The video shows a student, identified as 18-year-old Kenneth Dewayne, confronting a white student wearing a MAGA hat and wearing a “Trump 2020” banner as a cape, in what appears to be a hallway inside the high school, as reported by the Edmond Sun.
New Jersey authorities arrested 19-year-old Ryan M. Salvagno on charges assault and harassment of an 81-year old man outside of a supermarket for wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat.
From Canyon News:
An 81 year old unidentified Somerset man, wearing a red “Make America Great Again” hat, was assaulted Monday, February 25 outside of the ShopRite Grocery Store in Somerset, NJ. Ryan M. Salvagno, 19, of Amwell Road is being charged for the crime.
The unidentified male victim was finishing his shopping and was exiting the grocery store located 435 Elizabeth Ave., Somerset, NJ 08873 when he was approached by Salvagno, who expressed his disapproval of the victim’s MAGA hat.
After a verbal argument ensued, witnesses reported the victim trying to leave. Salvagno grabbed the victims hat off of his head. When the victim tried to take his hat back, Salvagno grabbed his arm and threw him to the ground, tossing his hat and tipping his shopping cart.
The victim suffered minor injuries and refused transportation to the hospital to be treated.
Salvagno was arrested on Wednesday, February 27 and faces criminal charges. He graduated in 2017 where he trained and competed on the wrestling team for the Franklin Warriors since 2014. He is also a self-described dancer.
It is unknown if the crime is being treated under special circumstances given the age of the victim.