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Police: Protester who rushed Trump no stranger to Stone Mountain

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. -- A man arrested for rushing Donald Trump at a recent Ohio rally is no stranger to Georgia - or controversy at Stone Mountain.

Stone Mountain police confirmed, Sunday, that a man who protested in opposition of a pro-Confederate flag rally at the local park was the same man who recently made national headlines for his actions at the Republican front-runner's event earlier in the week.

Video has spread of Secret Service agents subduing Thomas Dimassimo and photos show him being escorted out of the venue. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Dimassimo jumped a barricade and was "yelling and flailing his arms" as he rushed the stage.

In August, Dimassimo is confirmed to have been the man whose video, once again, spread across the internet as he stomped on a Confederate Flag and screamed obscenities during a controversial pro-flag rally at the metro-Atlanta state park.

His actions were met with the vitriol of the crowd of flag supporters who had earlier shown similar disdain for a KKK member who tried to attend their event.

No charges were filed against the protester during the Stone Mountain event, however, the same doesn't appear to be true after his most recent actions as his mugshot has appeared around the web.