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President Trump's motorcade hit by wood; 5 students face charges

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Authorities say a vehicle in President Donald Trump’s motorcade was struck by a “2x4” and five middle school students are now facing charges.

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s office spokeswoman Teri Barbera said in a statement Saturday that the incident happened Friday around 1:45 p.m.

The sheriff’s office tweeted a photo of the wood that allegedly struck the motorcade:

Officers assisting the U.S. Secret Service reported that a vehicle in the motorcade had been struck by what was believed to be a small, hard object.

Several members of the motorcade returned to the scene after completing the motorcade to look for witnesses and objects along the roadway.

CBS affiliate WPEC reports that the teens, who are not being identified because they are minors, all attend local middle schools and one confessed to the incident.

Charges will be filed with the Palm Beach County States Attorney’s Office.

No additional information was given.

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