The New Paper

March 16, 2021

DOJ announces charges against two men in relation to US Capitol attack

The DOJ announced charges against two men for conspiring to injure officers and assaulting federal officers during the US Capitol attack in January. The men were alleged to have sprayed a chemical substance on three law enforcement officers, including Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick (who later died, though a cause of death has not yet been released). Over 300 people have been charged with federal offenses related to the riot.
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