Man arrested after Cruz hit with beer can at Astros parade - The Hill

Texas authorities arrested a man Monday who allegedly hit Sen. Ted Cruz (R) with can of beer all over the Houston Astros’ World sequence parade. 

In a tweet on Monday, the Houston Police department (HPD) talked about an unidentified man, aged 33, threw a beer can at the senator, who was on a parade drift on the 2400 block of Smith highway in Houston.

Authorities mentioned the beer automobile struck Cruz in his “chest/neck area” and that he “did not require scientific attention.”

"neighborhood HPD officers arrested the male with out additional incident.  He became taken to penal complex and faces assault charges," the department noted in its tweet, including that it is going to liberate the suspect’s identify when formal charges are filed. 

The Hill has reached out to Cruz’s workplace for comment.

A slew of video clips surfaced on social media Monday displaying Astros lovers booing Cruz, who became alongside his family unit and pals within the championship parade. 

in one of the videos, a bystander within the parade will also be considered throwing a can of beer at Cruz, who blocks it along with his hand. Cruz's security detail and authorities then appear to peer which fan threw the beverage at Cruz. 

The Cruz incident comes as political violence has develop into a vital difficulty forward of Tuesday’s midterm elections. In a Politico-Morning talk to ballot published Monday, 8 out of 10 americans spoke of they're concerned about political violence in the country. 

Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-Calif.) husband, Paul Pelosi, turned into the sufferer of a brutal home intruder attack last month when a person entered the couple's San Francisco house with a hammer, saying he was looking for the appropriate residence Democrat. 

Paul Pelosi, who suffered extreme head injuries from the attack, was currently launched from the clinic after spending a week recuperating. 

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Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) publicly condemned the incident involving Cruz, announcing, "we are a rustic of balloting no longer violence."

"Don't throw beer or commit violence against someone you politically disagree with," Swalwell noted in a tweet.

The Astros, led by 2d baseman Jose Altuve and third baseman Alex Bregman, defeated the Philadelphia Phillies in video game 6 on Saturday to clinch their 2nd World collection title in 5 years. 

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