SALEM, OR (KPTV) - Oregon State Police are asking for the public's help identifying a man involved in unlawful use of a weapon during rally in Salem last month.
On Dec. 21, at about 10:22 a.m., OSP said a man threw a device similar to a tear gas canister into a crowd of police officers and citizens at the Capitol building.
OSP said the device emitted smoke and a gas irritant.
Investigators located video footage that shows the suspect immediately after the canister was thrown.
OSP said the suspect appears to be a white man, with brown hair and a short, stocky/heavy build.
Anyone who recognizes the suspect or has information related to the rally is asked to contact the Oregon State Police Northern Command Center at 1-800-442-0776 or *OSP. Anyone who would like to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers of Oregon at www.p3tips.com/823 or 503-823-4357.