WASHINGTON (WJZ) — Officials have increased the reward for information about a person who left two pipe bombs in Washington, D.C., on the same day as the U.S. Capitol riots.
Friday morning, the FBI’s Washington Field Office said the reward is now $100,000 up from $75,000.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Update: Are Relief Payments Bad For The Economy?
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NEW: #FBIWFO releases additional info & images about pipe bombs placed in DC btwn the hours of 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 5. The @FBI & @ATFWashington reward now totals $100K. If you have info call 1800CALLFBI or submit online at https://t.co/t8G7LNMG8U. https://t.co/946jU0EEih pic.twitter.com/PRThowCyf4
— FBI Washington Field (@FBIWFO) January 29, 2021
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The pipe bombs were found at the headquarters of the Republican National Committee and Democratic National Committee around 1 p.m. and 1:15 p.m., respectively.
A law enforcement source previously told CBS News the pipe bombs were viable.MORE NEWS: 'We Cannot Accept This': Teens Shot In Baltimore Thursday Still In Hospital, One In Grave Condition; Police Following Leads
Anyone with information should contact the FBI at 1-800-CALL-FBI or visit fbi.gov/uscapitol.