Black Lives Matter protester says he was defending himself after punching man on Seaside Heights boardwalk
A Black Lives Matter protester says he was defending himself when he hit a man this weekend on the boardwalk in Seaside Heights.
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Jamaal Holmes, 28, of Toms River, says the man was grabbing his mask.
According to police, Holmes was arrested and charged with assault.
Police say the 68-year-old man fell to the ground and received a small cut on the back of his head. They say Holmes got into a verbal argument with the man before hitting him.