FBI puts up signs in DC seeking info on Capitol intruders

FBI puts up signs in DC seeking info on Capitol intruders
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The FBI has put up what appear to be electronic posters in Washington, D.C., seeking information on anyone who participated in the Capitol breach on Wednesday.

Photos of bus stops shared by journalists on social media say, “Seeking Information” and include pictures of some of rioters inside the U.S. Capitol. The posters also share a phone number to contact the FBI’s Washington, D.C., office.

“DC bus stops now feature signs posted by the FBI seeking information about participants in the Capitol insurrection,” CNN reporter Jim AcostaJames (Jim) AcostaThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Sights and sounds from Inauguration Day Women to lead major networks' White House coverage at start of Biden era CNN expanding Jake Tapper's show to two hours, shortening Wolf Blitzer's show MORE tweeted along with a photo of a poster taken at night.


A journalist with HuffPost, Ryan J. Reilly, posted a similar photo on Twitter.  


The posters come as the FBI has enlisted the public’s help in identifying individuals who were “actively instigating violence” on Wednesday. The agency is accepting tips and digital media such as photos and videos to help find anyone who may have violated federal law.  

The Washington Post reported on Friday that the agency was looking into whether any of the rioters sought to harm lawmakers or Capitol Hill staff.

Dozens of people have been arrested following the riot, and five people died, including a Capitol Police officer and a woman who was shot by a plainclothes Capitol Hill police officer. Three others died after experiencing “medical emergencies” near the Capitol grounds.

Federal prosecutors have unveiled multiple charges against rioters this week, including a West Virginia legislator who reportedly filmed himself at the riot and the man who was photographed with his feet on Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiSunday shows preview: All eyes on Biden administration to tackle coronavirus Calls grow for 9/11-style panel to probe Capitol attack Do Democrats really want unity? MORE’s (D-Calif.) desk.