By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Seven people are now facing charges in connection with the vandalism of the Robert Nix Federal Building in Center City. A crowd smashed windows and damaged a sheriff’s van at 9th and Market Streets on New Year’s Eve.

Jacob Robotin, Sydney Miller and Meredith Tooker are charged with attempted arson. Police say they confiscated Molotov cocktails and spray paint from the trio.

READ MORE: ABC Men Feeding Philadelphia Community Physically And Spiritually One Box At A Time

The other four suspects are charged with criminal mischief.

READ MORE: Camden County Health Officials Enlisting Bilingual Volunteers To Help Dispel COVID Vaccine Fears In Latino Community


16-Year-Old Boy Shot In Head, Critically Wounded In Holmesburg Shooting: Police

COVID In Pennsylvania: Indoor Dining, Gyms Reopen As Some Coronavirus Restrictions Lifted

MORE NEWS: 'Really Good Step In The Right Direction' For Philadelphia Restaurants As Some COVID Restrictions Relaxed

‘Disrespectful To The Game’: New York Giants Players Express Frustrations After Eagles Benched QB Jalen Hurts In Loss To Washington