MEDIA
04/03/2014 08:47 am ET | Updated Apr 03, 2014

CBS Reporter Attacked By Anti-Obama Protester During Live Report

A CBS Chicago reporter was physically manhandled during a live report Wednesday afternoon by an anti-Obama protester.

CBS's Jay Levine was reporting just outside of where President Obama was to attend a fundraiser in his hometown when suddenly an unidentified male attacked him mid-sentence.

"Obama is a war criminal," the man yelled into the microphone while grabbing Levine.

One of Levine's staffers behind the camera quickly jumped in and pulled the man off Levine, throwing the attacker to the ground.

Just as the incident was occurring, another reporter with NBC 5 Chicago, Mary Ann Ahern, was covering the same fundraiser and caught Levine's attack on camera.

Watch the video to see both reports via Robert Feder.

(h/t: Mediaite)

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