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Protesters assault Trump supporters with eggs, bottles, punches after rally

Donald Trump protesters and supporters clash inside a parking lot near Trump's election rally in San Jose, Calif., June 2, 2016. (Photo by Mark Peterson/Redux for MSNBC)
Donald Trump protesters and supporters clash inside a parking lot near Trump's election rally in San Jose, Calif., June 2, 2016.

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Donald Trump supporters were mobbed and assaulted by protesters on Thursday night after the candidate's campaign rally in California.

The violence broke out after the event in San Jose wrapped up just before 8 p.m. local time (11 p.m. ET). Some Trump supporters were punched. One woman wearing a "Trump" jersey was cornered, spit at, and pelted with eggs and water bottles.

Police held back at first but eventually moved in. San Jose Police Sgt. Enrique Garcia told NBC News that several protesters were arrested and one officer was assaulted in the melee.