Authorities ask for help identifying man wearing horns, fur at U.S. Capitol riots

Metro Police person of interest flyer
Election 2020 Protests Phoenix
Posted at 11:44 AM, Jan 07, 2021

Authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying several individuals seen inside the U.S. Capitol, including a man wearing fur and horns who has been seen at protests in Arizona as well.

Washington D.C.'s Metropolitan Police Department is offering rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest or indictment of persons responsible for crimes committed at the U.S. Capitol, according to a flier released by officials.

Of the 26 persons of interest highlighted in police fliers, police are looking for information regarding a man who was infamously seen donning fur and horns inside the U.S. Capitol. What appears to be the same man has been seen at multiple protests in Arizona.

Metro Police person of interest flyer

Click here to see each of the fliers of persons of interest distributed by Washington D.C.'s Metro Police by clicking here.

Video footage shows what appears to be the man wearing fur and horns participating in a previous Scottsdale mask protest in June 2020.

Watch footage from the June 2020 protest in the player above.

Additionally, a man who appears to be the same person was at a November election protest in Phoenix as well.

Pro-Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building Wednesday afternoon following a live speech from the president at a “Save America” rally that opposed the results of the November presidential election.

During a press conference Wednesday night, Metro Police Chief Robert Contee said a Capitol police officer shot a woman as the mob tried to break through a barricaded door in the Capitol where police were armed on the other side.

Authorities are asking for anyone with information on this man or any of the other persons of interest to call police at 202-727-9099 or text the Metropolitan Police Department tip line at 50411.