Prosecutor says man charged over actions in Capitol riot tried to flee to Switzerland
By Celine Castronuovo - 01/22/21 05:31 PM EST
A man arrested and charged Friday over his alleged actions at the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol attempted to flee to Switzerland following the mob attack, according to a federal prosecutor.
NBCâ€™s New York City affiliate station, WNBC, reported that Jeffrey Sabol turned himself into the FBI in Rye, N.Y., on Friday, and William Sweeney, assistant director in charge of the FBIâ€™s New York office, confirmed that FBI agents took Sabol into custody.
"We will continue to support our colleagues from our Washington Field Office in bringing all those from our area who participated to justice,â€ Sweeney said in a statement shared on Twitter Friday.