This is despicable…
Jahangir “John” Turan, 42, says he was viciously attacked for wearing a ‘Make America Great Again’ hat, which he had purchased earlier that day at Trump Tower.
Turan held a news conference to request that the NYPD find the teens responsible for his horrifying injuries.
CBS New York reported:
A man claims he was attacked by a group of teens because he was wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat.
It happened at 6:50 p.m. Tuesday on Canal Street near Greene Street in Manhattan.
Jahangir Turan, 42, claims he was walking down the street when he was accosted by more than a dozen teens for wearing a MAGA hat. His attackers allegedly shouted vulgarities about President Donald Trump as he was being attacked.
Police say he refused medical attention.
Fox 5NY also reported:
A New York City art gallery owner says he was viciously beaten in Manhattan by a large group of teens for wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat. …
“I love President Trump. I think he’s doing a great job,” Turan said.
He says the group of about 15 “kids” yelled “F*** Trump” and stomped on him. One of them smashed his head into a scaffold. Turan says he suffered a fracture in his cheek and a badly swollen eye. He’s awaiting an eye specialist to determine if there is any permanent damage to his sight. …
“It’s sad to get beat up for wearing this hat. This is America,” Turan said.