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Man Known For Involvement in 'Gamergate' Accused of Assaulting Deputy

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    Man Known For Involvement in 'Gamergate' Accused of Assaulting Deputy

    A Richmond, Virginia, man known for his involvement in "Gamergate" was arrested at Dulles, Virginia-area hotel after authorities say he assaulted a deputy. 

    Ethan Ralph, 30, was arrested and charged with two counts of assault on law enforcement on Aug. 27, the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office said. 

    Deputies were called to the Hampton Inn & Suites at Dulles International Airport after someone reported that an intoxicated person was sleeping in the lobby. When they deputies tried to wake Ralph, he assaulted one of the deputies, the sheriff's office said. 

    Ralph is known for his involvement in Gamergate, an online harassment campaign targeting women in the gaming industry, according to the Loudoun Times-Mirror