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Authorities arrest Alabama man in Alaska after Jan. 6 riot

(WAVE 3 News)
Published: Oct. 19, 2021 at 12:12 PM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Court documents filed in federal court say an Alabama man accused of using pepper spray and throwing a metal rod at law enforcement protecting the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection has been arrested in Alaska.

The FBI took Christian Manley into custody Friday in Anchorage. During an arraignment Tuesday, a judge set a detention hearing for him for Thursday afternoon.

Manley faces several charges, including assaulting or resisting officers using a dangerous weapon and civil disorder. Court documents did not list an attorney for Manley.

It was not immediately clear what ties, if any, Manley has to Alaska.

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