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: William Wayland Scheduled For Trial In Alleged Mortgage Theft Scheme
“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: Baltimore County Police Shoot and Kill Suspect In Woodlawn; 2 Other Victims Found Dead
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: Dominick Pailin, 29, Arrested, Charged With Allegedly Killing Brother, Police Say
Authorities announced his arrest Friday.