Boulder police are investigating after a 12-year-old was reportedly assaulted because he was holding a sign for President Donald Trump.
According to Boulder police, the assault occurred at 3 p.m. Monday at Folsom Street and Glenwood Drive.
Police said the boy was riding his bicycle with the Trump sign when a woman on a moped saw the sign and turned around to confront the boy.
Boulder police spokeswoman Shannon Aulabaugh said the suspect drove up to the boy and said something to the effect of “you want something to look at,” and used a closed fist to strike the boy in the back of the head and arms four to five times and scratched him.
The boy told police the woman then tried take the sign before leaving the scene.
The suspect was described as a white female in her 20s or 30s wearing a tan jacket, blue shirt and blue jeans. The moped she was riding was gray or blue in color.
The case remains under investigation, and no arrests or citations have been made at this time.
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