Early reports from Donald Trump’s campaign event in Albuquerque, N.M., indicated business as usual, as Trump pointed out a heckler here and there in the crowd to be escorted out. The presumptive GOP nominee reassured supporters that all was well.

It’s not love.

Before long, dispatches from the scene turned to accounts of clashes between riot police and protesters who burned Trump merchandise and attempted to break through the gates and into the venue.

Note: Police report that the hole might have been created by a pellet gun (see below).

It appears the city has passed “protest” and entered into full-scale riot territory.

And rioters. Don’t forget the rioters.

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Update:

This video obviously is from earlier in the day, but the sight of the Trump protesters doing their thing in broad daylight is priceless.

 

Editor’s note: Twitchy has updated this post with additional tweets.