HOLLYWOOD– President Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Stroll of Popularity was destroyed by a male with a pickax early Wednesday, according to Los Angeles authorities Officer Ray Brown.Hollywood department officers responded to a call at 3:33 a.m.(6:33 a.m. ET) to the traveler area. Los Angeles cops stated a male is in custody and is being questioned. Cops stated a man turned himself in Wednesday morning at the Beverly Hills Authorities Department.Photo thanks to CNN.Patricia Cox, a witness, informed< a href =https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2018/07/25/donald-trump-walk-of-fame-star-again/ target=_ blank rel =noopener > CNN affiliate KCAL/KCBSthat she saw a male “going to town” on the ground “like it was his service just to be wrecking the ground,” she said. “I thought it was work going on over here.”
Video from KCAL/KCBS reveals travelers taking photos of the defaced star in front of the Hollywood & & Highland center, a significant traveler area in Hollywood.CNN has actually reached
out to the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for comment.Trump’s star has repeatedly been the target of
vandalism and demonstrations because the reality TV star’s turn to politics. In April 2016, a Superman impersonator on Hollywood Boulevard said he had actually seen visitors make obscene gestures beside the star, ruin it with paint and permit a dog to ease itself on the landmark.”People typically stomp with anger on the star, others kick their heels over the star, and some spit. The last time, someone put a sticker over the star, “Francisco Javier, another street performer who was dressed like Superman, stated at the time.A street artist constructed a small wall around Trump’s star in July 2016, and that October Los Angeles cops apprehended a man who they said vandalized the star with a sledgehammer and a pickax.