The Ohio suspect’s account with the FBI was posted on Trump’s social media platform, calling for violence against the agency

The story about the attack on the FBI office was published minutes after the Ohio State Highway Patrol said the incident at the Cincinnati FBI office began shortly after 9:15 am

“Well I thought I had a way through bulletproof glass and I didn’t,” the user posted on Truth Social, Trump’s social media site, at 9:29 a.m. Thursday. “If you don’t hear from me, it’s true that I tried to attack the FBI, and that means I was either taken off the internet, the FBI caught me, or they sent the regular cops.”

It’s unclear if the user tried to write more as the post stops after “while”. A spokesman for the Ohio State Highway Patrol said authorities located the suspect’s vehicle at 9:37 a.m. and began a pursuit.

Authorities have not yet confirmed that the account belongs to the suspect. However, a law enforcement source told CNN that an image on the account matched a government issued ID photo of the suspect.

The FBI declined to comment on the account and its postings, citing the ongoing investigation.

On the Truth Social account, the user claimed he was present in Washington on Jan. 6, but did not say if he entered the Capitol. The user’s push for violence did not begin or end with the FBI’s recent actions. The poster constantly referenced his belief that the 2020 election was stolen by Trump.

With the account, which has only been active for the last few weeks, the user communicated with increasingly politically violent and revolutionary-minded thoughts.

The execution of the FBI’s search warrant at Trump’s Florida home marked the beginning of the user’s intense fixation on responding with violence against the agency in recent days.

“Guys, that’s it,” the user wrote on Monday shortly after the search warrant became known. “I hope a call to arms comes from someone better qualified, but if not, this is your call to arms from me.”

In that post, the user encouraged people to head to gun shops and pawnshops to “get everything you need to get ready for battle.”

“We cannot tolerate that,” wrote the user.

When another user replied and said they would send his photo and information to the FBI, the user replied and said, “Bring them here.”

It is unclear if the information was passed to the FBI.

“Evil has already won, now we must fight a civil war to take back the land,” the user wrote later Monday.

On Tuesday, the day after the FBI executed a search warrant in Mar-a-Lago, the poster wrote that people would gather in Palm Beach and that if the FBI disbanded the group, they would “kill.”

When another user replied to his post and said that nobody should use force, the user replied “Why not?”

The Fed removed documents from Mar-a-Lago in June with a grand jury subpoena

The Ricky Shiffer account user, as they frequently did on the social media site, spread a message of political violence, saying, “When tyranny becomes law, rebellion becomes duty.”

“Don’t forget how Americans deal with bullies,” the user wrote to another user on Wednesday, commenting on the same article.

“They rig elections and get away with it,” the user wrote on Tuesday.

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