Riot Suspect Nabbed After Fellow Suspect Tips FBI

Columbus’s ABC News affiliate reports:

An Ohio man was arrested Thursday in connection with the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection at the US Capitol building. Erik Rau was identified by fellow Central Ohioan Derek Jancart after he was arrested last February for his alleged role in the Capitol riots.

Jancart was arrested after investigators say he posted a photo from inside the Capitol on Facebook. Court documents say Jancart admitted to entering the building with Rau and provided investigators with Rau’s phone number.

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