Man charged in attack on AP photographer, police at Capitol

7/8/2021 12:21:00 AM

Alan William Byerly, 54, was armed with what appeared to be a stun gun when he charged at officers guarding the Capitol, an FBI agent wrote in an affidavit.

Alan William Byerly, Police Officers

Alan William Byerly , 54, was armed with what appeared to be a stun gun when he charged at officers guarding the Capitol, an FBI agent wrote in an affidavit.

A Pennsylvania man was arrested Wednesday on charges that he assaulted an Associated Press photographer and police officers during the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Alan William Byerly , 54, was armed with what appeared to be a stun gun when he charged at officers guarding the Capitol, an FBI agent wrote in an affidavit. After police apparently removed the device from his hand, Byerly continued to charge at the officers, punching or pushing at least three of them, and tried to grab an officer's baton, the agent wrote.

In this Jan. 6, 2021, image from video, Alan William Byerly, right, is seen allegedly attacking an Associated Press photographer during a riot at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Byerly has been arrested on charges that he assaulted an Associated Press photographer and police officers. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

·Alan William Byerly, 54, was armed with what appeared to be a stun gun when he charged at officers guarding the Capitol, an FBI agent wrote in an affidavit. After police apparently removed the device from his hand, Byerly continued to charge at the officers, punching or pushing at least three of them, and tried to grab an officer's baton, the agent wrote.

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