西雅图男子被控在国会暴动期间袭击联邦官员

西雅图男子被控在国会暴动期间袭击联邦官员

一个 西雅图 man was charged Thursday with assaulting a federal police officer during the 暴动 at the U.S Capitol on Wednesday, 根据当局.

Mark J. Leffingwell, 51, allegedly entered the Senate side of the Capitol during the siege, and when stopped by law enforcement, struck an officer in the helmet and chest, 司法部 (司法部) 在发布中说.

Capitol Police officer Daniel Amendola said he encountered Leffingwell while forming a barrier with other officers to block a crowd from entering the Senate wing of the Capitol through a first-floor window, according to a criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

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Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. 星期三的国会大厦, 一月. 6, 2021, 在华盛顿. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. 星期三的国会大厦, 一月. 6, 2021, 在华盛顿. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

When he was deterred from advancing further into the building, Leffingwell punched me repeatedly with a closed fist. I was struck in the helmet that I was wearing and in the chest,” Amendola stated, 根据 Seattle Times.

Leffingwell was detained and brought to police headquarters for processing, 当局说. Amendola said that Leffingwell apologized before he was read his Miranda rights, 该论文报道.

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Leffingwell was later released to his wife and is required to call into pretrial services on a weekly basis pending his trial, according to a spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington.

He was also charged Thursday with entering a restricted building and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds, the DOJ release 说过.

The attack on the Capitol left five dead, including Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick, who died on Thursday after being injured while physically engaging with protesters.

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多于 50 Capitol Police and Metropolitan Police Department officers suffered injuries during the siege, 当局说.

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