NC Deputies Suspended After Trump Rally

Five North Carolina deputies have been suspended for their actions at a Donald Trump rally where a Black man was allegedly assaulted by a white Trump supporter in attendance, ABC News reports.

A statement from Cumberland County Sheriff Earl “Moose” Butler said three deputies were demoted and suspended without pay for five days. Two other deputies were suspended for three days without pay. All five were put on probation for one year.

Butler launched an investigation after a video showed a man with a cowboy hat hitting a Black man being escorted from the arena on Mar. 9 by deputies.

78-year-old John McGraw was charged with assault and disorderly conduct in connection to the incident.