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An apparent firebomb was thrown into the window of the North Carolina GOP office in Hillsborough. Photo Credit: North Carolina GOP

An apparent firebomb was thrown through the window of a North Carolina GOP office



UPDATE 7:46 p.m. 

Donald Trump also responded to the attack saying, "Animals representing Hillary Clinton and Dems in North Carolina just firebombed our office in Orange County because we are winning." 

Trump added, "Now we have to win." 

UPDATE 5:27 p.m.

Hillary Clinton responded to reports of the attack at the North Carolina GOP headquarters calling it "horrific and unacceptable."

The North Carolina GOP responded, tweeting, "Thank you for your thoughts & prayers, Sec. Hillary Clinton."

Original Story

Police are investigating after an apparent firebomb was thrown into the front window of a Republican Party headquarters in Hillsborough, North Carolina, Saturday night, according to the Charlotte Observer.

One state GOP official told the Charlotte Observer this was an act of "political terrorism."

The bottle of flammable liquid burned furniture and charred some political signs before going out, police told CBS affiliate WNCN.

"The office itself is a total loss," Dallas Woodhouse, executive director of state GOP, told the Charlotte Observer.

Police said the vandals also spray painted the words, "Nazi Republicans get out of town or else" on the side of an adjacent building.

"Whether you are Republican, Democrat, or Independent, all Americans should be outraged by this hate-filled and violent attack against our democracy," Woodhouse added in a statement to CBS affiliate WNCN.

Hillsborough Mayor Tom Stevens issued a statement saying the attack goes "far beyond vandalizing property" and threatens the community's safety as a whole.

Luckily, no one was hurt in the incident, but the North Carolina Republican Party released a statement saying it will be increasing security at events and offices.

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