According to authorities, Robert Chapman, also known as Robert Erick, of Carmel, admitted he participated in the riot while chatting with a prospective date on the dating app Bumble.READ MORE: Michigan Reports 2,716 New COVID-19 Cases, 33 Deaths For Sunday And Monday
“I did storm the Capitol. I made it all the way into Statuary Hall,” he allegedly wrote, adding he had been interviewed in the Washington Post and Wall Street Journal.
“We are not a match,” was the reply.READ MORE: Detroit Police Investigate 2 Non-Fatal Shootings
The person Chapman was texting with snapped a screenshot of the exchange and gave it to the FBI.
Investigators then reviewed footage of the riot and say they spotted Chapman in it.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Update: Will You Get A Fourth Relief Payment?
Authorities announced his arrest Friday.