FBI offering up to $50K for information on people leaving pipe bombs during riot

Posted at 11:57 AM, Jan 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-08 11:57:01-05

WASHINGTON, DC — The FBI is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the location, arrest, and conviction of anyone responsible for leaving pipe bombs at the US Capitol Building Wednesday.

In a tweet sent out late Thursday night, investigators released a statement requesting the public's help.

The devices were found during the protest turned riot at the US Capitol Wednesday.

The FBI says multiple law enforcement agencies got reports of pipe bombs in front of headquarters for both the Republican and Democratic National Committees located along South Capitol Street Southeast in the nation's capitol.

Anyone with information is asked to call 1-800-255-5324 (1-800 CALL FBI) or online at