Suspected Filipino rioter in Capitol Hill accidentally reveals himself after bringing walis tambo

Suspected Filipino rioter in Capitol Hill accidentally reveals himself after bringing walis tambo

- The Philippine embassy in Washington has confirmed that there were Filipinos who were among those who marched up to Capitol Hill

- One of the suspected Filipinos was identified by internet sleuths and he accidentally revealed himself through a number of posts

- He brought a 'walis tambo', which is a Philippine-made broom, as he went inside Capitol Hill, and he wore the American flag as a scarf, but upside down

- In a Twitter post, one netizen tagged him as "Walis Man" and he said that it was pretty easy to find him

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A report in Yahoo News, as well as in Coconuts Manila, gave details into the suspected Filipino rioter who stormed Capitol Hill in the historic attempt of Trump supporters to put a stop to the counting of electoral votes.

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The suspected Filipino revealed himself due to the "weapon" that he brought inside the Capitol Hill, which was a walis tambo.

Suspected Filipino rioter in Capitol Hill accidentally reveals himself after bringing walis tambo
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Source: UGC

In addition, he was also wearing as a scarf, an American flag, which was upside down.

There was also a post on the Facebook page Fam Council, where the suspected guy posted a photo of him in Congress with the walis tambo.

In the comment section, somebody called him as "Manong" which was a great giveaway as to his possible racial ethnicity.

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