2 arrested after trying to "forcibly" stop FBI vehicle in Dallas

A bomb squad robot removes an item from a vehicle near where two people were arrested for "forcibly" stopping a Dallas FBI employee as the employee drove out of the agency's parking lot, on Tuesday, August 15, 2017.


DALLAS — Authorities say a man and a woman were arrested Tuesday evening after they "attempted to forcibly stop an FBI employee's vehicle" as the employee drove out of the FBI's Dallas office parking lot.

The pair were immediately taken into custody and turned over to the Dallas Police Department. The man, who police identified as Erling Beck, was arrested after officials learned he had an outstanding warrant. The woman was released, police said.

CBS DFW reports that investigators could be seen using a bomb squad robot to remove items from a nearby SUV after the incident.

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It is not clear if the pair will face federal charges related to the incident.