By CBSNewYork Team

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — A Connecticut man is now facing charges, accused of assaulting a police officer during the riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Federal prosecutors say Patrick Edward McCaughey III, of Ridgefield, used a police shield to help pin an officer between a sliding glass door and the doorframe.

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Charges include assault, civil disorder and entering a restricted building or grounds.

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He’s being held without bond.

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