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‘Baby Trump’ balloon slashed Man Charged: Hoyt Hutchinson Bio, Wiki, Age, Married, Net Worth, Twitter, Instagram, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Hoyt Hutchinson Bio

Hoyt Hutchinsonis identifies as a man who slashed a large “Baby Trump” balloon at Alabama-LSU game. He is from Tuscaloosa, AL.

Hoyt Hutchinson Age

He is 32 years old.

Hoyt Hutchinson balloon slashed ‘Baby Trump’

A protest against the president at Tuscaloosa’s Monnish Park ended abruptly after a man slashed a large “Baby Trump” balloon.

Witnesses said the incident happened shortly before kickoff of the Alabama-LSU game. President Donald Trump attended the game at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

Hoyt Hutchinson Arrested

“Officers observed Hoyt Deau Hutchinson, age 32 of Tuscaloosa, AL, cut into the “Baby Trump” balloon, and then attempted (sic) to flee the area. Officers apprehended the suspect and took him into custody on a charge of Criminal Mischief First Degree. Hoyt was transported to Tuscaloosa County Jail where he was held on a $2,500 bond,” a statement from Tuscaloosa police read.

Man arrested after stabbing 'Baby Trump' balloon

"Y'all watch the news…I'm fixing to pop this balloon," Hoyt Hutchinson said in a Facebook Live hours before his arrest. A GoFundMe to "FREE HOYT" has already reached over $5,000. STORY: http://bit.ly/2qCv8N1

Posted by CBS 42 on Saturday, 9 November 2019

Hoyt Hutchinson Facebook Video

Hutchinson posted a video on Facebook shortly before the incident, saying he was “going down here to make a scene…y’all watch the news….I’m shaking I’m so mad right now. I’m fixin’ to pop this balloon. Stay tuned. It should be interesting.”

After he was released on bond, Hutchinson posted another Facebook video, with the game playing on a TV behind him as people cheered and laughed.

Hoyt Hutchinson GoFundMe

GoFundMe page organized by Hutchinson asks for money for restitution for the balloon, saying he was charged with “felony criminal mischief after deflation of the disrespectful baby trump balloon. Hoyt made sure our beloved president didn’t have to see this disrespectful balloon on the streets of Town today!!”

In 14 hours, it had raised more than $16,000, surpassing its goal of $6,000.

Attacks on “Baby Trump” Balon

It is unclear whether Hutchinson has an attorney who could comment.

Kennedy said he’s accompanied “Baby Trump” to many appearances and never witnessed an attack on it, although someone did stab one of the balloons in London earlier this year.

“It is rare to get that kind of anger,” Kennedy said.

Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Hoyt Deau Hutchinson, 32, has been arrested and charged with first-degree criminal mischief 
  • He allegedly sidled up on the back of the balloon and attacked it with a knife, cutting an 8-foot-long (2.4-meter-long) hole in the back of it
  • The incident occurred during Trump’s visit to watch the University of Alabama football game 
  • The orange, diaper-clad, cellphone-clutching caricature of the president is often taken to Trump appearances as a way to protest him