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DA files misdemeanor charges against man involved in altercation caught on video

Posted at 12:26 PM, Nov 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-10 04:11:08-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County District Attorney's Office confirmed misdemeanor battery charges were filed against a man involved in an altercation after video of the incident went viral last month.

On Oct. 10, Nicholas Fry was caught on video charging into a group of Black Lives Matter supporters on the corner of Rosedale Highway and Coffee Road in Northwest Bakersfield. Fry was there as part of a group of President Trump supporters.

The video shows the two groups only arguing at first, but then the altercation turns physical when the group of Trump supports accuse a man of touching a dog.

Fry is then seen in the video yelling at the man before he charges forward. That's when the altercation turns violent.

The video has been seen over 4 million times.