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White Supremacist Caught on Video Sucker-Punching Woman: Berkeley Protester Faces Calls for Arrest

Witnesses identified the man as a member of a white nationalist group.

Photo Credit: Nathan Damigo punching woman—Screen Capture from Twitter.

A notorious white supremacist was caught on camera sucker-punching a woman in the melee that erupted Saturday in Berkeley, Calif. between pro- and anti-Trump demonstrators.

Nathan Damigo of the white nationalist group Identity Europa was identified by multiple witnesses as the man seen in a viral video lunging at an unsuspecting woman with dreadlocks and viciously punching her before she had a chance to react.

 

Founder of white supremacist group @IdentityEvropa sucker punches a woman at Berkeley protest. https://t.co/GJ0DUetIby

— – (@PacificChorus) April 15, 2017

As video of the assault spread, Twitter users called for Damigo’s arrest.

Here are more images of the Trump supporting white supremacist Nathan Damigo, the coward who sucker punched a WOMAN in Berkeley today pic.twitter.com/j6mkNHfhH6

— Tariq Nasheed (@tariqnasheed) April 16, 2017

The man punching the woman in the video is dressed the same and carrying the same cross-body shoulder bag as Damigo in posed photos from the march.

Chief Greenwood, Nathan Damigo is the man in this video, please arrest him. @berkeleypolice and @BerkeleyPDChief https://t.co/F3Ycj2IJNH

— Girls Really Rule. (@girlsreallyrule) April 16, 2017

@LindaMaio pls help arrest Nathan Damigo. See video. @loridroste https://t.co/8DE6UZKuNF

— (((Verity))) (@Veritegrity) April 16, 2017

Damigo is an Iraq War veteran and convicted felon who was released from prison in 2014 after serving five years for armed robbery. Damigo previously pulled a gun on a cab driver, erroneously believing the man was Iraqi, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

He is currently unemployed, living on a family compound in Oakdale, Calif.

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