Dating app match turns in Capitol riot suspect who allegedly whipped police

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WASHINGTON -- Yet different US Capitol fishy was caught this week, each acknowledgment to his Bumble match.

Prosecutors accidental Andrew Taake of Texas utilized the dating app Bumble portion successful Washington connected January 6. The lucifer asked if helium was adjacent the Capitol and helium said helium was determination "from the precise beginning." He sent respective selfies and claimed that helium spent 30 minutes successful the building.

Within days, the lucifer turned him successful to the FBI, prosecutors said Friday successful caller tribunal filings.

Screenshots of their Bumble chat amusement that Taake told the lucifer helium was "peacefully lasting there" astatine the Capitol. But prosecutors accidental helium was progressive successful 2 convulsive attacks against constabulary who were defending the building. Footage from the beforehand lines shows Taake utilizing capsicum spray against the constabulary enactment and aboriginal striking constabulary with a metallic whip, according to tribunal filings.

He has been charged with respective national crimes, including felony battle connected a constabulary officer, civilian upset and obstruction of legislature proceedings. He hasn't yet entered a plea.

He's present the 2nd known Capitol suspect who was arrested due to the fact that of online dating gone awry. A antheral from New York was charged successful April aft a Bumble lucifer turned him in.

Taake's dating illustration said he's the proprietor of a powerfulness washing institution successful Houston, according to 1 of the screenshots.

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