Police: Man pulled gun on kids over vandalized Trump sign

- Defending Donald Trump to the extreme.

An Allen Park man upset that his campaign sign was destroyed, grabbed his gun and now he's facing charges for pointing that weapon at children.

It appeared Michael Kubek wasn't home Thursday night after being released from lockup for allegedly holding six kids at gunpoint at about  8 p.m. Saturday night.

FOX 2: "Did the kids seem scared?"

"Yes, yes," said a neighbor.

The neighbor, who did not want to be identified, said she was spooked too. The News-Herald reports Kubek made the kids sit in the grass at the corner of Pennsylvania and Sterling in Allen Park as they stared down the barrel of his gun.

Kubek was fuming because he thought they destroyed his Trump lawn sign.

FOX 2: "What was he saying to them?"

"He was using very profane language," the neighbor said. "Real bad language."

Kubek reportedly told police he neither saw or had proof the kids wrecked his sign, he only heard them outside of his house, saw the sign ruined and the kids running.

He reportedly told police he showed the kids the business end of his gun but he felt threatened and outnumbered and his pistol was unloaded.

Kubek is now facing six counts of assault with a dangerous weapon. He got out of jail on a $5,000, 10-percent bond. Legal experts say that's pretty low considering the circumstances.

"When we talk about the vandalism of a sign on the property, not actual damage to his property or damage to the extent that the individual would feel fear or the need to protect himself with a weapon against these kids."

One neighbor says a group of kids have been vandalizing homes in this area lately and Kubek's home was egged recently.  No word on if those youths were the same held up at gunpoint Saturday.

Kubek stood before Judge John Courtright. We were unable to reach him to ask about the 10 percent, 5,000 bond. Kubek is due back in court Dec. 5.


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