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FBI arrests 2 in Las Vegas connected to U.S. Capitol riot

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Posted at 9:46 PM, Jan 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-29 08:01:31-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The FBI has made two arrests in Las Vegas related to the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol.

Sandra Breault, a public affairs officer for FBI in Las Vegas, confirmed the arrests Thursday night but had no other information to share.

Hundreds of supporters of Donald Trump stormed the Capitol building earlier this month to disrupt the final count of electoral votes and the declaration of Joe Biden as the election winner.

Five people died in the riot, including an officer for the Capitol Police.

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Federal prosecutors have filed charges stemming from the breach against more than 130 people so far.