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Police: Man beaten with crowbar for wearing Trump shirt

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BLOOMFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Police say a man was assaulted with a crowbar in the parking lot of a New Jersey restaurant for wearing a Donald Trump T-shirt.

Bloomfield police told NorthJersey.com and nj.com a 62-year-old man was walking on a city street last Wednesday, wearing a T-shirt that featured the Republican presidential nominee standing in front of an American flag.

Police say a motorist questioned him about his “Trump for President” shirt, cursed at him, then got out of the vehicle and attacked him. They say he was struck several times with a crowbar and suffered injuries to his arms, hands and thighs; he was treated at the scene.

Police say the male suspect fled before officers arrived. They didn’t identify the victim.