BLOOMFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after police say a 62-year-old man was assaulted with a crowbar in the parking lot of a New Jersey restaurant for wearing a Donald Trump T-shirt.

Police say the man was walking in Bloomfield last week when the suspect in a vehicle questioned him about the shirt of the Republican presidential candidate and directed profanities at him.

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Authorities say the suspect exited his vehicle with a crowbar and struck the victim several times.

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The victim suffered injuries to his arms, hands and thighs and was treated at the scene. Police say the suspect fled before officers arrived.

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