Name them! FBI seeks help to identify Capitol rioters

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is asking the American public to help it identify rioters who were part of the mob at the US Capitol yesterday.

Capitol police officers in riot gear push back demonstrators who try to break a door of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

The bureau is asking for help with more than just tips and information, it also wants people to submit photos and videos.

On its website, the FBI stated that it’s “seeking information that will assist in identifying individuals who are actively instigating violence in Washington, DC”.

It added, “The FBI is accepting tips and digital media depicting rioting and violence in the US Capitol Building and surrounding area in Washington, DC, on January 6, 2021.”

Several people who were involved have already come forward.