Man with swastika armband knocked unconscious in downtown Seattle

A video of a confrontation in downtown Seattle went viral Monday

"Submitter said they were harassing a black man on the bus".

"Which I'm used to in downtown Seattle, but then I saw the Nazi armband and realize we are dealing with a guy a little more than just obnoxious", Sean Patrick Duff, told the news outlet.

Seattle police are responding Monday to a viral video of a man wearing a swastika armband getting punched in downtown Seattle.

The unidentified Nazi was first spotted on Sunday afternoon while riding Seattle's D line bus where witnesses claimed he had been harassing another passenger. From there, karma came back to haunt him nearly immediately as he was tracked down by anti-fascist activists using social media.

Buzzfeed reported that through the group's detective work, the Antifa accounts were able to track and locate the man wearing the Nazi emblem. The conversation didn't go very far, though, because the anti-fascist quickly punches him in the face, appearing to knock the man out. In a widely shared video, one of the men is seen punching the neo-Nazi unconscious with a single blow. "Whether we coordinated the actual punch or not", he said, "I, for one, applaud the anonymous hero".

While it's hard to make out much of the conversation before the physical attack, you can hear what sounds like the Nazi armband-wearing man say, "They deserve welfare".

A man was assaulted Sunday in Seattle after social media users posted photographs to Twitter showing the man bearing a swastika armband. "He declined to provide info about the incident and left after removing his armband", police said.



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