ECU student says he faced slurs, assault at Trump's Fayetteville rally

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An ECU student said this man accosted him at Trump's Fayetteville rally.

Another violent video has surfaced from the Donald Trump rally in Fayetteville.

A video of a protester being sucker-punched by John Franklin McGraw at the event in the Crown Coliseum last week made national headlines.

But now, a new cell phone video of a separate incident has emerged, and the black college student who took the video says he was targeted by another attendee because of his race.

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The student, Adedayo Adeniyi, said he was mistaken for a protester and slapped and called names.

Adeniyi is back in class Wednesday at East Carolina University, but he spoke to ABC11 by phone.

He told ABC11 that he went to the Fayetteville rally simply to see Donald Trump and get a first glimpse of presidential politics and the billionaire Republican candidate.

Adeniyi said he took video of sheriff's deputies wrestling a person to the floor, after an argument and confrontation between two people who were sitting next to him. People he did not know.

As he was taking the video, he said deputies told him he had to leave too, even though he told them he was not a protester.

"I just couldn't believe what was happening," Adeniyi said. "They escorted me out, I don't know why."

As he was being escorted out with the others, a white man in a suit and tie called him names and racial slurs and took a swing at him.

"I had my phone in front of my face at the time," Adeniyi said. "In the process of trying to slap me he got my phone instead, but he got a piece of my face."

A Cumberland County Sheriff's Office spokesman said they are aware of the video, but can't investigate the incident until a complaint is filed.

Adeniyi said he plans to file a complaint when he comes back home.

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