• Ex-NYPD officer charged with using a flagpole to assault a cop during the US Capitol riot

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    A pro-Trump mob clashes with police on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC.
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    Thomas Webster appeared in court Tuesday over charges he assaulted a police officer.
    Webster is a former member of the New York Police Department.
    Prosecutors accuse him of using a flagpole to attack an officer at the January 6 US Capitol riot.
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    A former member of the New York Police Department appeared in court Tuesday to face charges that he assaulted a police officer with a dangerous weapon during the...
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