Charlottesville man arrested, charged with spitting on white supremacist

Virginia State Police charged a Charlottesville man with misdemeanor assault and battery Sunday (Aug. 13) afternoon in downtown Charlottesville.

charlottesvilleRobert K. Litzenberger, 47, of Charlottesville, Va., was arrested at 2:56 p.m. after the trooper observed him spit on Jason Kessler.

Kessler was walking away from a press conference that he had called to tout his failed #UniteTheRight rally when the assault occurred.

During Kessler’s press conference, a crowd gathered. As the crowd grew more hostile towards Kessler, police provided him a safe exit from the site.

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