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Indiana man serving jail term after violence at Charlottesville white supremacist rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WISH) — An Indiana man charged as part of the violence at a white supremacist rally in Virginia has pleaded guilty in the case.

Dennis Mothersbaugh, who lives in North Vernon in Jennings County, pleaded guilty to a charge of misdemeanor assault for punching a protester at the rally in Charlottesville.

The punch was captured on cell phone video and that is also how police identified him.

Jail records show he is set to be released from jail on Jan. 26, 2018.

He was also fined $1,500.