Phoenix PD arrests Trump protester hit in groin with canister

Joshua Cobin was arrested for allegedly kicking a tear gas canister at police after the Trump rally in Phoenix.

PHOENIX - A Scottsdale man who allegedly kicked gas canisters at police during the protest of the Trump rally has been arrested two days later, according to Phoenix PD.

Joshua Stuart Cobin, 29, faces three counts of aggravated assault on police and one count of unlawful assembly.

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Cobin appears to be the same protester seen on camera during the protest kicking a gas canister at police before being hit with a second canister in the groin.

Cobin becomes the fifth person arrested in relation to the protest.

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