Riot Suspect Collared After Friend Sees NY Post Tweet

Newsday reports:

A Brooklyn man who allegedly participated in the U.S. Capitol riot on Jan. 6 was arrested Tuesday at his Midwood home, according to federal prosecutors in the Eastern District of New York. Anton Lunyk, 26, was charged with breaking into a federal building, impeding government business and other crimes related to his role in the siege.

The FBI learned of Lunyk’s role in the siege, according to a criminal complaint, from a college pal who spotted him in a New York Post tweet. The tweet showed a white supremacist media personality known as “Baked Alaska” in the office of an unspecified senator; Lunyk, according to the complaint, is standing in the background.

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