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California man charged with destroying Trump’s star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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LOS ANGELES – A man accused of smashing President Donald Trump‘s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been charged with one felony count of vandalism.

Twenty-four-year-old Austin Clay of Glendale was charged Monday in Los Angeles. It’s unclear whether he has a lawyer.

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Prosecutors say Clay took a pickaxe to Trump’s star on Hollywood Boulevard on July 25. The star recognized Trump for his work on the TV reality show “The Apprentice.” It has been repaired.

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Clay could face up to three years in jail if convicted.

The star was previously vandalized by James Otis with a sledgehammer and pickax days before the November 2016 election.

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Otis pleaded no contest to the felony. He was sentenced to community labour and ordered to pay $4,400 for the damage.

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