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NYPD veteran convicted of assaulting an officer in Capitol riot

This still frame from Metropolitan Police Department body worn camera video shows Thomas Webster, in red jacket, at a barricade line at on the west front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Webster is the first Capitol riot defendant to be tried on an assault charge and the first to present a jury with a self-defense argument.

Thomas Webster, a 20-year NYPD veteran, was the first Capitol riot defendant to be tried on an assault charge and the first to present a jury with a self-defense argument.

(Image credit: AP)

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