Mar 4, 2019

2 men are still wanted for 2017 Charlottesville attack

Charlottesville detective Declan Hickey views a photo of "Sunglasses," one of the suspects still at large in the attack. Photo: Julia Rendleman for the Washington Post via Getty Images

Two of the six men who beat 20-year-old DeAndre Harris, an African-American, during the 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va. are still at large despite clear video evidence of their participation in the assault, the Washington Post reports.

The backdrop: While the attack on Harris was overshadowed by the death of protestor Heather Heyer that same day, a group of internet activists and the Charlottesville Police Department have done their best to track down his attackers. Three are in prison — and a fourth entered an Alford plea last month — but the identities of "Sunglasses" and "Red Beard," as they've been dubbed, remain unknown. Declan Hickey, the Charlottesville detective handling the investigation, told the Post, "I’ve pretty much exhausted everything I can do with this case."

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