Teen bullied for wearing a BIG hat speaks out
The 16-year-old was attacked by a man on a San Antonio burger joint for the wearing of a ‘Make America Great Again’ hat. Hunter, Richard shares his story.
A grand jury has accused a Texas man who was arrested in July for alleged theft of a teenager’s “Make America Great Again” hat for throwing a drink in his face at a Whataburger restaurant — an incident that went viral and attracted the attention of the Trumpet family.
Kino Jimenez, 30, was accused of the theft of his person. He could serve time in state prison if convicted, Houston, and KHOU-TV reported.
Jimenez was accused of stealing the 16-year-old Hunter Richard the pet on 3 July. The teenager put up a video of Jimenez criticize him for the support of President Trump, he was sitting in the San Antonio restaurant with friends.
“You ain’ t supporting n – – – n—-!” a man identified as Jimenez heard to say to the camera after throwing a large drink in the direction of the toe to the filming of the video. He walks away with the hat while muttering “b—- a– motherf——” if one of the other teens sitting at the table stunned.
Governments Jimenez of the video and arrested him in his home July 6 on a warrant for theft from the person. He was booked and released later that day on $5,000 bond.
The police returned the hat to Richard after the arrest, but the teen also got a double hat — autographed by President Trump.
#Update: Teen who made national news after #MAGA hat stolen in San Antonio fast food restaurant got this in the e-mail. A hat signed by @realDonaldTrump.
See the video: https://t.co/LAUcjERTNc @News4SA @KABBFOX29 pic.twitter.com/akzNSp4ps8
— Joe Galli (@JoeGalliNews) July 11, 2018
The gift of Trump because Donald Trump Jr. heard about the story and asked followers on Twitter to put him in contact with the teenager.
If someone made me this young man the information that I get him a new #maga hat… SIGNED by #potus!!! https://t.co/zHBz4gKpkf
— Donald Trump, Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) 5 July 2018
Later, Richard said about the incident: “I support my president and if you don’t, we have a conversation about it instead of ripping off my hat. I think that a conversation about politics is more productive for the whole, instead of my hat, and shouting subjective words to me.”
Jimenez was set to be arraigned Friday. His trial is scheduled for October. 19.