CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - A man could face up to 20 years in prison for charges related to August's deadly violence in Charlottesville.
Police arrested Donald Blakney on Friday and charged him with malicious wounding.
A criminal complaint says Blakney hit a protester in the head with a stick. Blakney was released on a $2,000 bond.
The National Lawyers Guild says the suspect is the third counter-protester charged with a crime from the riot that left one woman dead.
The guild says a man associated with the Unite the Right rally hit Blakney and yelled racial slurs at him. It is calling for the charges to be dropped.
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