The first photographs have emerged from Wednesday nights incident in which Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson was hit with a coconut cream pie by political activist Sean Thompson, 32, and struck back during a charity dinner. Johnson took Thompson to the ground and hit him at least once, sending Thompson first to the hospital for stitches and then to jail for booking on assault and battery charges. Thompson was arraigned in Sacramento Superior Court on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.
The first photographs have emerged from Wednesday nights incident in which Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson was hit with a coconut cream pie by political activist Sean Thompson, 32, and struck back during a charity dinner. Johnson took Thompson to the ground and hit him at least once, sending Thompson first to the hospital for stitches and then to jail for booking on assault and battery charges. Thompson was arraigned in Sacramento Superior Court on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. Philippe Calouro-Ngabonziza Special to The Bee
The first photographs have emerged from Wednesday nights incident in which Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson was hit with a coconut cream pie by political activist Sean Thompson, 32, and struck back during a charity dinner. Johnson took Thompson to the ground and hit him at least once, sending Thompson first to the hospital for stitches and then to jail for booking on assault and battery charges. Thompson was arraigned in Sacramento Superior Court on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. Philippe Calouro-Ngabonziza Special to The Bee

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