(WRAL-TV) CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. — The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said that five deputies have been disciplined in connection with the assault of Rakeem Jones at a Donald Trump rally in Fayetteville on March 9. 2
The sheriff’s office said the deputies witnessed the assault and did not take action. Three of the deputies were demoted and were also suspended without pay for five days. The other two were suspended without pay for three days. All five deputies face one year of probation.
"I applaud the sheriff's department for their work and finding the deputies responsible," said Jones.
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