COSTA MESA (CBSLA.com) — A man accused of stealing a giant Donald Trump sign from a supporter in Southern California has been arrested on suspicion of robbery.
Costa Mesa police say a group of Trump supporters were holding up signs near South Coast Plaza when a man in his twenties approached and cursed at them.READ MORE: Huntington Beach Installs Beach Access-Mat Near Pier Providing Greater Access For People With Limited Mobility
“He was yelling profanities and flipping the middle finger – both hands,” Trump supporter Robin Hvidston said.
That man, according to police, nabbed one of the signs from 72-year-old Darrell Robinson and ran off.READ MORE: Pasadena, Long Beach Enact Eased Yellow Tier Rules Including Reopening Of Indoor Bars; LA County Waits For Thursday
Shortly after, police said they apprehended the suspect near the South Coast Plaza. The sign was subsequently returned to its owners.
He was booked on suspicion of robbery. His identity has not been released.MORE NEWS: At Least 1 Killed In Gramercy Park Shooting
Despite the problems, Trump supporters say they’ll continue to publicly rally for their candidate through election day.