HELMETTA, N.J. (PIX11) — Authorities in New Jersey were searching for a man wanted in connection to the attack at the U.S. Capitol two years ago, officials said Wednesday.
Police have identified Gregory Yetman as the man the FBI was looking for near Main Street in Helmetta on Wednesday morning. Authorities did not specify Yetman’s alleged role in the Jan. 6 insurrection but did release a photo purportedly showing him at the Capitol.
The search prompted authorities to order a shelter-in-place for Spotswood schools Wednesday morning. The order was in effect for private schools until 2:15 p.m., according to officials.
Authorities were still searching for Yetman, as of 4:30 p.m. There is no immediate threat to Spotswood residents, police said.
“We have brought in numerous resources and assets to assist in the search for Yetman, and the public will continue to see an increased law enforcement presence around Helmatta,” an FBI spokesperson said in a statement.
Yetman previously served as a staff sergeant in the 328th Military Police Company in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, according to the New Jersey Army National Guard. He was honorably discharged in March 2022 after serving 12 years, a spokesperson for the New Jersey Army National Guard said.
Anyone with information is asked to call FBI Newark at (973) 792-3000.
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