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Texas man arrested & charged in Capitol riot case after Bumble match reported him to FBI

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A Houston man has been charged over his alleged role in the January 6 riot at the US Capitol, after boasting about being there and sending pictures to a potential match on the dating app Bumble, who reported him to the FBI.
Andrew Quentin Taake, 32, was arrested on Friday and charged with five federal offenses, including assaulting officers, obstruction of law enforcement during civil disorder, and engaging in physical violence in a restricted building or grounds.
ALERT: Feds charge Texas man with assaulting police with *metal whip* and chemical spray outside Capitol on Jan 6
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Another Jan. 6 Suspect Arrested Who Feds Say Discussed Capitol Riot On Bumble

Another Jan. 6 Suspect Arrested Who Feds Say Discussed Capitol Riot On Bumble

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The 32-year-old Texas man - who allegedly whipped and pepper sprayed police - joins a litany of alleged rioters who were arrested after openly admitting to visiting the Capitol on Jan. 6 on dating apps or social media.
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A man in Texas told someone he matched with on Bumble that he attended the US Capitol riot where the FBI says he attacked police with a metal whip. They turned him in

A man in Texas told someone he matched with on Bumble that he attended the US Capitol riot where the FBI says he attacked police with a metal whip. They turned him in

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Summary List Placement A man in Texas has been arrested after he boasted to a match on an online dating app about attending the January 6 insurrection from "the very beginning."
According to a July 21 criminal complaint, the Federal Bureau of Investigation received a tip on January 9 from a person who had chatted on Bumble with Andrew Quentin Taake. In an exchange, Taake described being pepper-sprayed: "I was the very first person to be sprayed that day, all while just standing there," he claimed.
Federal authorities accuse him of doing a lot more than that. In the complaint, an FBI agent...
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