2 men arrested in Seabrook in connection with riot at US Capitol

SEABROOK, Texas (KTRK) -- FBI Special agents arrested two men at a home in Seabrook on Friday in connection with the U.S. Capitol riot on Jan. 6.

The FBI said Christian Cortez and Benjamin Larocca were arrested on undisclosed charges. Federal officials said the federal complaint against the men is currently sealed and federal charges pending against them are currently unknown.

A total of 6 Houston-area residents have been charged in connection with the Capitol riots.

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The FBI released on Thursday several new video clips of violence toward police during the Capitol riot, as investigators continue their hunt for suspects.



FBI agents across the country continue to investigate the riots and are seeking information about people caught on video and in pictures posted on social media. If you have any information about anyone who participated in the riots, you're asked to call the FBI at 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) or send in a tip using the tip form on the FBI's website.

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"Unfortunately, we can now add Jan. 6, 2021 to that very short list of dates in American history that will live forever in infamy," said Sen. Chuck Schumer. See how things escalated in our minute-by-minute video as chaos erupted.



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