White Supremacist Christopher Cantwell Turns Himself in to Police in Virginia

Cantwell was wanted on three felony charges, including malicious bodily injury, for pepper-spraying a counter-protester at a Charlottesville rally.

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Police report a white nationalist who says he pepper-sprayed a demonstrator in self-defense on the campus of the University of Virginia has turned himself in. Campus police issued a statement late Wednesday saying Christopher Cantwell of Keene, New Hampshire, was taken into custody at the police department in Lynchburg, Virginia. Cantwell was wanted on three felony charges: two counts of the illegal use of tear gas or other gases and one count of malicious bodily…

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