March 15, 2021 11:03am
Updated: March 15, 2021 11:19am
Two men have been arrested and charged with assaulting U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick during the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol Building. The men allegedly sprayed Sicknick with bear spray, but authorities have not determined whether the assault led to Sicknick's death.
The men charged have been identified a Julian Elie Khater, 32, of Pennsylvania, and George Pierre Tanios, of Morgantown, W.V., according to The Washington Post.
Sicknick purportedly collapsed in a command station after the riot.
The Post reports the men were arrested Sunday.