LIVONIA, Mich. (WJBK) - An 89-year-old WWII veteran in Livonia, Mich. says Donald Trump is his Captain America. So, he made a sign to show his support -- but someone stole it.
Alvin Link planted his Veterans for Trump superhero sign on the front lawn of his home on Doris Street. It has been there for months.
"It was a pretty big hit with the neighbors and everybody liked him," Link says. But he and his wife were in for quite a shock Thursday morning.
"We came out this morning and our Captain America was gone," he says.
Someone swiped his life-size Donald Trump display right out of his front yard. Police are now on the lookout for the thieves.
"I don't know whether it is a Trump hater or a Trump lover who wanted a souvenir," Link says. "If it's a Trump hater, who knows. It’s probably in a dumpster some place."
Whether you support Trump or not, this is more than a political statement for this former Navy vet who enlisted at 17 years old.
"I couldn't wait to grow up so I could kick a little butt over there," he says.
It goes back to his love of the U.S. military and the time he served his country overseas.
Link spent 43 hours putting together his political project. How does he know? He just made another so he could insure his masterpiece.
"This is what I modeled it after," Link says. "Donald Trump is my Captain America. He is our last chance to get the country back on track."
Anyone with information about this missing sign is asked to call Livonia police.
In the meantime, Link is working on sign No. 3 -- just in case.
"Because if this one goes," he quipps, "I have to be ready."