Brian Bartels, the 20-year-old man who Pittsburgh police had earlier said was a catalyst for rioting in the city, turned himself in today. He arrived with his parents and didn’t respond to a reporter who asked if he had anything to say.
#BREAKING NEWS: Twenty-year-old Brian Bartels just turned himself in to police. He was wanted for inciting violence during Saturday's protest and allegedly busting out the windows of a Pittsburgh police car against the wishes of peaceful protesters. https://t.co/XtLIIdrwVn pic.twitter.com/M3SY6T1bdu
— KDKA (@KDKA) June 1, 2020
Pittsburgh police wanted Bartels in connection with vandalism and destruction of a police vehicle. This Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story describes what Bartels allegedly did based on the police account of the incident: