By CBSNewYork Team

NEW JERSEY (CBSNewYork) — A New Jersey gym owner is the first person to plead guilty to assaulting a police officer during the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Scott Fairlamb, of Butler, reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors.

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Fairlamb, seen on video wearing camouflage, is accused of assaulting and harassing police officers.

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Federal prosecutors said Fairlamb was one of the first rioters to breach the Capitol.

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Fairlamb could face up to four years in prison.

CBSNewYork Team