According to a report by the Capitol on January 15, a man in Arkansas was arrested by the police on suspicion of beating a policeman with a U.S. flag in protesting in the Capitol.
Videos of the man on the day of the protest against the conflict circulated widely on social media.
In the video, he pointed to the Capitol and said that “death is the only measure to remedy the building” and beat a law enforcement police officer with the flagpole of the American flag in his hand.
The man was later identified as Peter Stager from Arkansas and is currently charged with civil unrest and faces up to five years in prison
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