Following a "White Lives Matter" rally in central Tennessee, a group of demonstrators attacked an interracial couple at a bar brawl. Video of the attack is now circulating on social media.
According to Splinter News, the white supremecist rally originally scheduled was quickly called off when counter-protestors outnumbered the overtly racist agitators by three to one. The bigoted demonstrations dispersed but the members spilled into local bars.
A witness described the situation on Facebook:
"I went to Brentwood this evening to escape the rally chaos in Murfreesboro," says Annelise Werme in her post. "Guess who showed up at the restaurant I was at. I recognized them as soon as they walked in, and I wondered if anyone else there knew. These guys, maybe 20 of them, dressed in all black, paraded through to an adjoining room, and immediately started harassing a biracial couple there. It broke out into a huge fight with them busting open the face of the white girl who was furious with them for harassing them. I honestly can't believe this is happening."
Video of the incident shared by Werme has been viewed over one million times.
"The argument inside apparently escalated even after the female victim had gone outside to deescalate the situation," the police confirmed in a release. The crowd had dispersed by the time police arrived on the scene.
Another video of the skirmish appeared on YouTube:
Police are currently asking for anyone with information about the suspect to call Crime Stoppers at 615–74–CRIME.
[Photo: Screenshot via YouTube]