Embarrassed US Capitol 'rioter' trips and shows off ankle tag as she flees court

A suspected US Capitol rioter tripped and showed off her ankle tag as she fled a court hearing and questions from journalists. Rachael Lynn Pert, 40, covered her face with a stack of papers and ignored reporters as she exited a hearing in Jacksonville, Florida on Thursday.

Shortly afterwards, she fell, and was filmed hobbling down the street after in her bare feet, while carrying her shoes. A black ankle tag Pert was ordered to wear was visible as she walked away.

Her pal Dana Joe Wynn, 45, was also silent on exiting Tuesday’s hearing, which saw the pair charged with unlawful entry to the US Capitol, as well as violent entry and disorderly conduct at the seat of the federal government,

Pert and Wynn, who previously lived together, traveled to Washington DC on January 6 to attend the Save America march contesting Joe Biden’s election win, it is claimed.

The pair are then said to have been a part of an ensuing riot at the Capitol, which saw four protesters and a police officer die.

Pert and Wynn were arrested after one of her colleagues recognized her from a flyer posted by the FBI in the wake of the riots, News4Jax reported.

FBI agents then found social media videos of Pert and Wynn traveling to Washington DC that further strengthened their case against the pair.

They have been banned from traveling to Washington DC, and were also ordered not to live one another as part of their bail conditions.

Pert and Wynn will be back in court on Friday for a virtual hearing with a federal judge in DC.

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