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Man Beaten and Robbed for Wearing MAGA Hat in Germantown

A man was beaten and robbed on Saturday on Cottage Garden Drive in Germantown, police say the victim was targeted because he was wearing a red Make America Great Again hat, which is the iconic hat worn by supporters of President Donald Trump.

Montgomery County Police have arrested two men in connection with the attack and robbery.

According to police, the victim, wearing a red MAGA hat, was walking in the area of the 1800 block of Cottage Garden Drive, which is off Great Seneca Highway near Northwest High School in Germantown. He approached by two men who began harassing the victim and asking why he was wearing the MAGA hat. The victim told the suspects that he was entitled to his own views and kept walking away from the suspects. The suspects began striking the victim and telling him to take the hat off. The victim continued to be struck by the suspects until he fell to the ground. The suspects then removed property from the victim, and destroyed items of value. The suspects then fled the scene, said police.

Officers from the MCPD’s 5th District in Germantown have arrested two men; Jova