Radicalized Las Vegas Teen Arrested for ISIS Terrorist Threats

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  • Vegas police and the FBI thwarted a potential terror plot involving a 16-year-old who expressed support for the Islamic State (ISIS).
  • The teenager posted a threat on social media, indicating plans for “lone wolf operations in Las Vegas against the enemies of Allah.” The post included an ISIS flag and words in Arabic.
  • A multi-agency investigation was initiated, leading to the identification and arrest of the 16-year-old suspect, who had recently converted to Islam.
  • Upon serving a search warrant, authorities found components for building an improvised explosive device, bomb-making instructions, terrorism propaganda, an ISIS flag, and antisemitic threats. The teenager faces felony charges related to terroristic threats, attempting to further an act of terrorism, and possession of explosive components.  Read More

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