Man Charged With Riot n Connection To June 1 Protest In East Liberty

Benjamin Reynolds
Photo credit Allegheny County Jail
By NewsRadio 1020 KDKA

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Pittsburgh Police have announced an arrest of a man accused of multiple crimes during a June 1 protest in East Liberty.

Police say 28-year-old Benjamin Reynolds of Vandergrift is charged with Aggravated Assault, Riot, Propulsion of Missiles, Failure to Disperse, Disorderly Conduct and Obstruction of Highways or Other Public Passages.

Reynolds was taken into custody by the Damage Assessment and Accountability Task force with assistance from the Vandergrift Police Department.

Reynolds was released on his own recognizance and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 20 at 10:30 a.m.

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