New Delhi: Republican nominee Donald Trump was rushed off stage by Secret Service agents while giving a speech at a rally in Reno, Nevada.
As per current inputs, no weapon was found at the site of the rally. Later a man was seen being escorted out from the crowd in handcuffs by the police but no weapon was found on the suspect.
During the rally Trump was seen shielding his eyes and looking into the crowd, when suddenly he was covered by the security personnel and rushed off stage. For a brief moment there was commotion in the audience as a scuffle seemed to have broken out. It was not clear what had happened.
But a few minutes later, the business tycoon returned to the stage and continued his speech.
“Nobody said it was going to be easy for us. But we will never be stopped,” said Trump following the rally scare in Reno.
In a tweet he thanked the Secret Service and the law enforcement resources for their professional response.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 6, 2016
“Nothing will stop us in our quest to make America safe and great again!” tweeted Trump after the incident.