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Minnesota man arrested in connection to insurrection at US Capitol

He's believed to be the first Minnesotan arrested in connection to the riot.
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A 31-year-old Moorhead, Minnesota, man was arrested Friday on charges related to criminal acts at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, the FBI in Minneapolis said

The charges against the man have not been released.

A spokesperson told KVRR that the suspect turned himself into authorities in northern Minnesota and he made his first court appearance on Friday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Bemidji. 

This marks the first known arrest of a Minnesota resident in connection to the insurrection on Jan. 6 when pro-Trump supporters stormed the Capitol as Congress tallied the Electoral College vote certifying Joe Biden's victory over Donald Trump.

In total, more than 300 people have been arrested and charged in the riot.  

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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