Incident Summary:

03/25/2019: Assailants set fire to the vehicle of Laurie Livingston in Manayunk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, Livingston suspected that she was targeted because of a cardboard cutout of Donald Trump that she had in the front seat of her car. Livingston also stated that her car had been vandalized three other times in the five months prior.



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Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Manayunk neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilian: Laurie Livingston
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) No
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Other Crime Type
Additional Information There is doubt that this incident meets terrorism-related criteria. While the target suspected that the attack may have been carried out because of her support for Donald Trump, police could not confirm this political motive.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Anti-Trump extremists (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"PHILLY WOMAN TERRORIZED — Vandals Torch Her Car in Philly Over Trump Cutout inside Vehicle (VIDEO)," The Gateway Pundit, March 26, 2019.