Retired firefighter accused of throwing fire extinguisher at officers during Capitol riot arrested

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The retired firefighter who appears to be the man caught on camera throwing a fire extinguisher that hit at least three officers at the Capitol during a riot was arrested Thursday, officials said.
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Robert Sanford, of Chester, Pa., faces three federal felony charges including assaulting a police officer, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Video footage of the incident shows the man hurling a fire extinguisher officers attempting to control a mob outside of the west side of the Capitol.

The FBI has been pursuing charges against dozens of suspects in the riots, many of whom…
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