Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star smashed with pickax

A file photo of President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

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A file photo of President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

A man armed with a pickax crushed President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, multiple news outlets reported Wednesday morning.

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According to KNBC's Jonathan Gonalez, witnesses and police said a man removed the pickax from a guitar case and smashed the star, which also was destroyed in 2016.

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"Then, it's believed, he called police himself to report it, but left the scene before they got here," Gonzalez tweeted. "Now, he's nowhere to be found."

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A short time later, KTLA reported that a person was in custody.

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