FBI asks for public’s help in finding additional Capitol riot suspects

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, police stand guard after holding off rioters who tried to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington. Hundreds of emails, texts, photos and documents obtained by the Associated Press show how a patchwork of law enforcement agencies from all directions tried to give support as protesters poured into town. But a lack of coordination and adequate planning left the Capitol vulnerable, and resulted in a deadly_and potentially avoidable_breach.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)(AP/Julio Cortez)

It’s been more than nine weeks since the Capitol riot and the FBI is still looking for suspects.

The FBI tweeted several photos to try to get more information.

While arrests have been made and charges leveled against multiple suspects in the riot, the FBI is still seeking information about many of the rioters.

Over 300 defendants have been charged in federal court, and the government said in a filing Friday that they expect to charge at least 100 more.

FBI Director Christopher Wray said last week that citizens from around the country had sent the FBI more than 270,000 digital media tips.

Valerie Bonk

Valerie Bonk started working at WTOP in 2016 and has lived in Howard County, Maryland, her entire life. She's thrilled to be a reporter for WTOP telling stories on air. She works as both a television and radio reporter in the Maryland and D.C. areas. 

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