Man who assaulted U.S. Capitol Police officer sentenced to 80 months in prison

Two men involved in assault of U.S. Capitol police officer Sicknick are sentenced in Washington
In a show of support for late U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, fellow officers arrive for the sentencing of Julian Khater and co-defendant George Tanios in the pepper-spray assault of officer Sicknick, who died the day after the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol, outside U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., January 27, 2023. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) - The man who carried out a pepper-spray attack against a U.S. Capitol Police officer who died the day after the Jan. 6, 2021, riot was sentenced on Friday to 80 months in prison with credit for time served.

Reporting by Sarah N. Lynch

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