Wis. Congressman Duffy Accosted Walking to Capitol

Posted at: 10/03/2013 11:30 AM
Updated at: 10/03/2013 11:35 AM
By: Alan Hoglund

Wisconsin Congressman Sean Duffy's office tells Eyewitness News he was accosted Wednesday night.

According to spokeswoman Cassie Smedile, the Republican was walking to the Capitol for final votes when "a random individual, unknown to the Congressman, began screaming at him and grabbed his arm. Mr. Duffy was unharmed. He reported the incident in compliance with House security procedures. "

Smedile called the incident "minor" and said Duffy has requested no further action be taken.