Trial postponed for man who sucker-punched Trump protester

John Franklin McGraw is accused of assaulting Rakeem Jones, 26, as sheriff deputies escorted the protester out of a March 9, 2016 Trump rally in the city of Fayetteville, North CarolinaThe trial of a 78-year-old white man who punched a black protester at a Donald Trump rally in North Carolina has been postponed until July, local media reported. At a hearing Wednesday, Cumberland County District Court Judge Tal Baggett accepted a delay request from the attorneys of John Franklin McGraw, The Fayetteville Observer newspaper reported. McGraw is accused of assaulting Rakeem Jones, 26, as sheriff deputies escorted the protester out of a March 9 Trump rally in the city of Fayetteville.

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