Pittsfield man appeals sentence in Jan. 6 Capitol attack

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A Pittsfield man whose involvement in the January 6 attack at the Capitol earned him 14 months in federal prison is appealing his sentence.

Troy Sargent filed a notice of sentencing appeal to the United States Court of Appeals, report NewsChannel 13’s media partners at the Berkshire Eagle.

Sargent was sentenced after pleading guilty to felony charges of assaulting, resisting, or impeding officers during the breach of the Capitol, civil disorder and four related misdemeanor offenses.