6 people accused of rioting on Inauguration Day found not guilty

6 people accused of rioting on Inauguration Day found not guilty

(WWBT) - Six people who have been accused of rioting on Inauguration Day were found not guilty on Thursday.

According to NBC affiliate WRC, they were found not guilty on all seven charges, including rioting, conspiracy to riot and property destruction.

More than 200 people were arrested and charged with rioting. This comes after a group of "self-described anti-capitalists" set fire to a limousine and smashed the windows.

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered about six blocks away from where President Trump held his inaugural parade.

WRC reports the trials began last month, and it is not clear if other trials will proceed following Thursday's verdict.

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