NYC Tourist Threatened At Knifepoint For Wearing Trump Hat, Police Say

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A Danish tourist was robbed at knifepoint by two thugs who snatched his “Make America Great Again” cap — and threatened him when he tried to get it back, authorities said.

The 18-year-old victim was about to jump on the subway at Union Square about 5:40 p.m. Thursday when one of the two men grabbed him from behind and grabbed his polarizing cap, police said.

The victim put up a fight, but the second suspect pulled out a knife and threatened him, cops said.

At some point, one of the men demanded, “What are you doing with that hat on?,” according to police.

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The two suspects then bolted with the cap.

Police released a sketch of one of the suspects, who was described as an almost bald, 6-foot-tall white man in his 20s or 30s, with light facial hair.

He was last seen wearing a tan or brown jacket, dark pants and a baseball cap.

The second suspect was described only as a male white.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).


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