AN Arkansas man has been arrested for allegedly beating a cop with an American flag as the FBI booked 100 people on charges stemming from last week's Capitol riots.

Peter Stager, who was arrested on Thursday, was also captured on video saying that "everyone" inside the Capitol building was a "treasonous traitor."

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Peter Stager was arrested on Thursday
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Stager was identified from footage of the riotCredit: Twitter

Stager was reportedly part of a mob that grabbed a Washington, DC, police officer who was guarding the entrance to the US Capitol when Donald Trump's supporters stormed the building on January 6.

The rioters reportedly pulled the officer, who has not been identified, down a flight of stairs and began striking him repeatedly.

Stager has been charged with obstructing a law enforcement officer, according to the Wall Street Journal.

The FBI identified Stager from videos of the assault that had been posted to social media.

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Stager was seen beating a police officer with a flagpoleCredit: Twitter

In one of the videos, the suspect can be heard saying that, "everybody in there is a treasonous traitor," referring to the Capitol building.

"Death is the only remedy for what's in that building," Strager added.

An informant told the FBI that Stager claimed he thought the person he was beating was a member of Antifa, even though the officer clearly had "Metropolitan Police" on his clothing.

Stager is one of several rioters who were arrested on Thursday as the FBI continued to crack down on those who unlawfully entered the Capitol building in an attempt to stop Congress from certifying Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 election.

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Kevin Seefried, who was seen carrying a Confederate flag in the Capitol, has also been arrestedCredit: Reuters
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Seefried appeared in court on ThursdayCredit: Reuters

FBI Director Christopher Wray said that the bureau has made more than 100 arrests so far, and that more than 200 suspects have been identified.

Also among Thursday's arrests were Kevin and Hunter Seefried, a father and son pair from Delaware who turned themselves into authorities.

The elder Seefried was seen in images from the attempted Capitol coup carrying around a Confederate flag.

A former school occupational therapist from Cleveland, Ohio, was also booked for her role in the riots.

Christine Priola, 49, is facing charges for knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building, violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds and unlawful activities on Capitol grounds.

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Christine Priola has been arrested for her role in the riotsCredit: Getty Images – Getty
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Priola reportedly quit her job as a school therapist after the riotsCredit: AP:Associated Press

Priola quit her school job last Thursday, a day after the riots, according to WKYC.

She said in her resignation letter that she wanted to switch careers to focus on exposing human trafficking and pedophilia, and that she did not want to take the Covid vaccine to return to in-person school.

A retired firefighter from Pennsylvania was also booked on Thursday for allegedly hitting three Capitol police officers with a fire extinguisher during the riots.

Robert Sanford is facing three felony charges, including assaulting a police officer, for the offense.

However, this was separate from the assault that killed Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick.

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Former firefighter Robert Sanford was arrested for hitting cops with a fire extinguisherCredit: Tyler Baggins via Storyful

A judge also ruled on Thursday that Cleveland Grover Meredith, who sent texts saying he wanted to shoot House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, must remain in custody until his trial, according to Law and Order.

Meredith was booked after the January 6 riots after cops found multiple weapons and thousands of rounds of ammunition in his possession.

He also sent a slew of violent text messages, including one where he said he wanted to "burn DC to the ground."

The arrests come after Trump condemned those who stormed the Capitol last week, and said no "true supporter" of his would do so, even though he gave a speech before the riots telling his fans to "fight" the election results.

"I unequivocally condemn the violence that we saw last week," Trump said in a video statement released on Wednesday.

"Violence and vandalism have absolutely no place in our country and no place in our movement."

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He later added: "Mob violence goes against everything I believe in and everything our movement stands for.

"No true supporter of mine could ever endorse political violence."

Trump made the statement after the House voted to impeach him a second time on the grounds that he incited the Capitol riots.

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AN Arkansas man has been arrested for allegedly beating a cop with an American flag as the FBI booked 100 people on charges stemming from last week's Capitol riots.