Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star destroyed by pickaxe-wielding man

This is not the first time that his Walk of Fame star has been vandalized

This is not the first time that his Walk of Fame star has been vandalized

About 3:30 a.m., officers were called to Hollywood Boulevard near Highland Avenue. Brown did not have any further information about the person.

A 24-year-old man, Austin Clay, is being held for investigation of felony vandalism using a pickaxe. The star, which Trump received in 2007 for his role on NBC's "The Apprentice", was defaced with spray paint in 2016.

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The vandal dropped the pickax at the scene, according to pictures taken by passersby.

The man later turned himself in at Beverly Hills police headquarters and was turned over to Los Angeles police. He pleaded no contest to charges in February 2017. "What did Donald Trump do to you?"

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Photos from the scene from reporters and witnesses show the damaged Trump star with a pickaxe lying alongside a pile of rubble.

"The Hollywood Historic Trust will fix the star immediately but requires several days of seasoning before it is polished". Our democracy is based on respect for the law. Graffiti was later added to the already-destroyed star, CBS Los Angeles reports.

The suspect in that incident, James Lambert Otis, was arrested in 2016.

He was later sentenced to three years of probation.

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