DPS asking for public's help identifying people after Troopers assaulted, property damaged

Posted at 8:53 PM, Jun 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-12 21:53:06-04

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Department of Public Safety and Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help in identifying people after several State Troopers were assaulted and property was damaged.

DPS says around 3:30 p.m. on May 30, during protests at the Texas State Capitol, a riot ensued. Several State Troopers were assaulted and property was damaged during the riot.

DPS says several of these individuals were captured on video and in photos during the active assault of one of the Troopers.

Anyone with any information about this specific event or those involved is urged to contact Capital Area Crime Stoppers at 800-893-TIPS (8477) or 512-472-TIPS (8447). Tips can also be submitted online. All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.