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Watch: Teenage girl pepper sprayed and allegedly groped at Trump rally

The girl punched a man after she claims her chest was groped.

Posted by on Sunday, 21 July 2019

POLICE SAY THEY’RE still looking for the man suspected of pepper spraying a 15-year-old girl during an altercation at a Donald Trump rally.

The incident occurred at a rally in Wisconsin when the girl punched a man she accused of groping her chest.

Janesville police said earlier that investigators had located the suspect, but police Lt Keith Lawver later said that wasn’t the case. Lawver says police are still seeking the man.

Lawver says investigators have talked to the man accused of groping the girl who was pepper-sprayed at the crowded rally outside a Janesville hotel and convention centre on Tuesday.

He says the investigation continues and police aren’t ready to give the case to prosecutors.

Investigators have recommended the girl be charged with disorderly conduct for punching the man.

A 19-year-old woman standing near the girl at the rally was also treated for pepper spray, though she wasn’t directly hit.

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