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Photographer: Agent choked him at Trump rally

Posted at 3:54 PM, Feb 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-29 15:54:43-05

(CNN NEWSOURCE) A photographer at a Donald Trump rally says a Secret Service agent choked him and slammed him to the ground Monday.

Protesters interrupted Trump's rally in Virginia.

Time Magazine photographer Chris Morris tells CNN he stepped 18 inches outside the media pen when the agent put his hands around his neck.

A rep for Trump's campaign says they are aware of the incident but do not have all of the details.

The Secret Service has not responded to a request for comment.

Journalist reportedly choked by security at Trump rally