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: West Valley Animal Shelter To Reopen On March 15 After Closing Due To Pandemic
“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: Manhattan Beach Police Officer Charged With Sending Sexually Explicit Messages To Teenage Girl
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: Innocent Driver Killed After Short Pursuit Ends In Fiery Crash Near The Grove; Suspect In Custody
Despite the problems, Trump supporters say they’ll continue to publicly rally for their candidate through election day.