A protester was pepper-sprayed Tuesday during a rally for Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump meets with Gov. Mike Pence amid VP speculation Dem immigration platform courts Hispanics Dem platform draft adopts Sanders proposal on taxing foreign earnings MORE.
She is then seen walking out of the large crowd of people.
A protest had been planned in advance of the rally in Janesville, Wis. On a Facebook event for the protest, 1,300 people had said they were attending and 2,400 more said they were interested.
The organizer of the protest said on the Facebook event that the demonstration was meant to be peaceful and not violent.
Molly Beck, a reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal, also posted photos on Twitter of the incident.
This ended with the blonde woman punching that man, then getting pepper spray thrown in her face (and on me). pic.twitter.com/0udt7kSn76— Molly Beck (@MollyBeck) March 29, 2016
No photo of the punch, but here's a photo of the pepper spray. Woman received medical treatment, police said. pic.twitter.com/1EOyBbAWQz— Molly Beck (@MollyBeck) March 29, 2016