PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Police are on the lookout for a man who they believe helped incite the violence and chaos at protests on Saturday in Pittsburgh.
There was so much destruction downtown after Saturday’s violent demonstration, and police believe a man helped incite that violence.
This is Brian Bartels. He’s 20-years-old and from Allison Park.
Pittsburgh Police provided this photo of him wearing all black with a black bandana around his face.
Bartels is facing charges of institutional vandalism, rioting, and reckless endangerment.
Police say he’s responsible for breaking the windows out a Pittsburgh Police car.
Police say he broke the windows against the wishes of peaceful protestors.
Besides Pittsburgh Police, Shaler Police, North Hills SRT and FBI Pittsburgh served a search warrant at a home in Shaler Sunday.
Bartels was not there, but investigators say they found evidence that links him to the protests.