Chris Geldart: DC deputy mayor charged with assault after video shows him arguing in parking lot

Washington DC Deputy Mayor Chris Geldart has been charged with assault after he was reportedly caught on video putting his hands around a physical trainer’s neck during a fight in a gym parking lot in Arlington, Virginia, over the weekend. .

Gold’s Gym trainer Dustin Woodward shared a surveillance video of the alleged incident on Saturday with local media.

The clip shows the two men face to face before the tallest of the pair, Mr Geldart, appears to attempt to briefly strangle Mr Woodward.

Bystanders later separated the men, the video shows.

The dispute reportedly started after the Deputy Mayor opened his car door in the parked vehicle of Mr Woodward’s girlfriend.

This is a news item in development and will be updated with new information.

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