FBI Releases New Photos of Capitol Riot Suspects As Total Charged Tops 200

The FBI has released new photos of suspects in the U.S. Capitol riots as it tries to apprehend dozens who remain at large.

The images join the hundreds already posted by the federal agency, amid a nationwide effort to find the people who stormed the Capitol.

The bureau has called on the public to help identify individuals "who made unlawful entry into the U.S. Capitol building and committed various other alleged criminal violations" on January 6 in Washington, D.C.

Analysis of footage from inside the building, together with tips from members of the public and other witnesses, has led to charges against roughly 226 people, according to a database maintained by the Program on Extremism at George Washington University.

FBI Capitol Riot Suspects
New FBI photos of people believed to have been involved in the Capitol riots on January 6 . FBI

Additional NEW AFO photo #s 233 & 234. pic.twitter.com/kFbCsCxdrg

— FBI Washington Field (@FBIWFO) February 17, 2021

The charges include disrupting Congress, disorderly conduct, assaulting law enforcement personnel, destruction of property and targeting members of the media for assault.

"The FBI has brought to justice many of the participants in the violence at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, but more people are still at large," the agency tweeted on Thursday, alongside a photo of a man wearing a Trump 2020 cap.

The FBI posted images of more than a dozen individuals who it says "actively instigated violence."

Ten people—9 men and 1 woman—have been added to the agency's most wanted list in relation to the riot.

Known only as No. 229 through No. 238, these 10 are all wanted on suspicion of assaulting federal law enforcement personnel. The crime carries penalties ranging from one to 20 years in prison.

UPDATED PHOTOS: #FBI is seeking to identify AOM #40, involved in the riots at the US Capitol & an assault of an adult male member of the media around 2 – 4 pm on Jan 6. Call 1-800-CALL-FBI or visit https://t.co/t8G7LO4hxu to submit info. pic.twitter.com/lo43NS2yle

— FBI Washington Field (@FBIWFO) February 18, 2021

Additional NEW AFO photo #s 235-238.
If you have info, please call the #FBI at 1800CALLFBI or submit info to https://t.co/t8G7LO4hxu.https://t.co/VA3AOafhpD pic.twitter.com/E1qmDBT4e7

— FBI Washington Field (@FBIWFO) February 17, 2021

Federal prosecutors are continuing to charge participants in the violence that erupted after thousands of Donald Trump supporters gathered on January 6 to protest the congressional certification of President Joe Biden's victory.

Last month, Acting U.S. Attorney for D.C. Michael Sherwin said: "The scope and scale of this investigation in these cases are really unprecedented, not only in FBI history but probably DOJ history."

Before the riot, pro-Trump protesters had gathered for a rally near the White House, where they were addressed by the then president. He repeated his baseless claims that the 2020 election had been stolen from him, telling his supporters that "we will never give up" and that they would have to "fight much harder."

A mob later stormed the Capitol to disrupt the joint session of Congress. Five people died, including Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick.

Newsweek has contacted the FBI, the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia for comment.

The #FBI has brought to justice many of the participants in the violence at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, but more people are still at large. If you know this individual, submit a tip at https://t.co/iL7sD5efWD. When you leave a tip, refer to photo 107. pic.twitter.com/dMR6qiUY08

— FBI (@FBI) February 18, 2021