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Capitol Riot Suspect To Stay Detained

The charges include assaulting a federal officer with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy.
Posted at 12:01 PM, Mar 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-23 14:01:41-04

A West Virginia judge ruled a suspect involved in the capitol riot has to remain in jail.

Police believe the man and one of his friends assaulted three police officers with chemical sprays.

The charges against the men include assaulting a federal officer with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy.

They are not charged with causing the death of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick. 


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