An alt-right provocateur was arrested for allegedly assaulting a student at an "It's OK to be White" speech at the University of Connecticut.
Lucian B Wintrich, the White House correspondent for The Gateway Pundit, was captured on video appearing to assault a female student.
BREAKING: @lucianwintrich appears to attack a @UCONN student during speech after she took something off podium. https://t.co/WAcNYAak7c— Kevin Galliford (@Kevin Galliford)1511920920.0
The speech was sponsored by the school's College Republicans chapter.
#UCONN crowd chants "Go home Nazi!" to @lucianwintrich, interrupting his speech. @WTNH #CTnews https://t.co/mw4vAmZnbk— Mario Boone, Jou. (@Mario Boone, Jou.)1511919293.0
#BREAKING @UConn cops just arrested @lucianwintrich for assaulting a student during his "It's ok to be White" speec… https://t.co/Wfshfd1aCM— Mario Boone, Jou. (@Mario Boone, Jou.)1511921152.0
Police released a smoke canister to clear the area in the aftermath of the alleged assault.
Smoke canister now released. #UCONN #LucianWintrich https://t.co/RqMdcwkg1f— Kevin Galliford (@Kevin Galliford)1511922628.0