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: Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment In Your Future?
“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: Child Tax Credit: Parents Will Soon Get A Monthly Check, But For How Much?
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: American Families Plan: What's In It, And How Could It Put Money In Your Pocket?
Authorities announced his arrest Friday.