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.READ MORE: Road To Reopening: Prudential Center Set To Welcome Fans Back For Devils-Islanders Game
Charges include assault, civil disorder and entering a restricted building or grounds.
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