Trump's Walk of Fame star vandalized again, this time with multiple swastikas

Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has once again been vandalized.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Los Angeles Police Department is investigating the latest vandalism, in which video shows a man marking the star with swastikas.

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In October 2016, video showed 53-year-old James Lambert Otis using a jackhammer and a sledgehammer to destroy the star. Deadline reported that he was given three years of formal probation and 20 days of community work and ordered to pay $3,700 to the Hollywood Historic Trust and $700 to the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.

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In July 2018, another man, 24-year-old Austin Mikel Clay, took a pickax to the star. He was sentenced to three years' probation and ordered to attend counseling, do community service and pay more than $9,4000 to the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, according to The Associated Press.

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The LAPD is investigating after Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was vandalized again.

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The LAPD is investigating after Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was vandalized again.

Credit: Vince Bucci

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The LAPD is investigating after Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was vandalized again.

Credit: Vince Bucci

Credit: Vince Bucci

The West Hollywood City Council unanimously passed a resolution in August to urge the Chamber of Commerce to permanently remove the star. Despite being defaced and vandalized numerous times, the organization has routinely said it will not remove the star as the walk is a designated historical landmark.

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