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The Secret Service Surrounded Trump After A Guy Rushed The Stage

“I was ready for him, but it’s much easier if the cops do it," Trump told the crowd.

Posted on March 12, 2016, at 3:40 p.m. ET

Secret Service agents rushed to protect Donald Trump on Saturday, as a man jumped the barricade at an Ohio campaign event and tried to rush the stage.

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This video filmed from the crowd in Dayton shows the man wearing a black t-shirt leap over the barricade on the left hand side of the screen.

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Secret Service agents quickly tackled the man...

As other agents crowded around the GOP frontrunner.

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“Thank you for the warning,” Trump told the crowd after prolonged cheers. “I was ready for him, but it’s much easier if the cops do it.”

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Pictures showed the man being detained and taken away by agents and a Secret Service spokesperson told BuzzFeed News the suspect was arrested by the Dayton Police Department.

William Philpott / Reuters

Security at Trump rallies has been of concern in recent days, with the Republican forced to cancel a Chicago rally on Friday night amid scuffles between supporters and protesters.

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