By Hannah Skellern For Dailymail.com
Published: 19:38 GMT, 12 February 2020 | Updated: 21:07 GMT, 12 February 2020
A retired cop from New York who wore a MAGA-inspired hat on a family trip to Nashville to celebrate his 50th birthday says he was in attacked by a woman in a bar who grabbed his baseball cap and punched him in the face.
Daniel Sprague, from Staten Island in New York, says he was left with a cut 'to the bone' after alleged attack at The Stage on Broadway in Tennessee.
The former NYPD officer, who has shared images of Trump-inspired memorabilia and posts appearing to be pro-Republican on social media, said that the 'misguided soul' yelled: 'How dare you?' as she launched the attack.
Daniel Sprague says he was left with a cut 'to the bone' after alleged attack at The Stage on Broadway in Nashville Tennessee
The ex-NYPD officer from Staten Island says his wife bought him a MAGA-inspired baseball cap and a shirt emblazoned with the words 'MAKING AMERICA GREAT SINCE 1970' as a gift for his 50th birthday
The former detective said that he and the woman were led to the exit by security. He said the woman left the scene but that he filed a police report the following day and authorities were investigating.
Sprague shared pictures on Facebook on Monday of the alleged