Las Vegas teenager, 16, is arrested after threatening lone wolf terrorist ... trends now

Las Vegas teenager, 16, is arrested after threatening lone wolf terrorist ... trends now
Las Vegas teenager, 16, is arrested after threatening lone wolf terrorist ... trends now

Las Vegas teenager, 16, is arrested after threatening lone wolf terrorist ... trends now

Police searched the teen boy's home after being alerted to his online posts The posts threatened 'lone wolf operations against the enemies of Allah' They found terrorist propaganda and components to make explosives

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A Las Vegas teenager has been arrested after threatening an Isis-inspired terrorist attack on social media.

Police said they found parts and instructions to build an explosive device during a search of the unnamed 16-year-old boy's home.

Authorities began looking into the suspect after being alerted to a series of social media posts threatening 'lone wolf operations in Las Vegas against the enemies of Allah.'

Police identified the suspect within hours and the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force and Southern Nevada Counter Terrorism Center conducted a search of his home.

Deputy Chief Dori Koren said said the search turned up 'numerous items of concern to include terrorism propaganda and materials that indicated the suspect’s intent to commit an act of terrorism.'

Deputy Chief Dori Koren said said the search turned up 'numerous items of concern to include terrorism propaganda'

Deputy Chief Dori Koren said said the search turned up 'numerous items of concern to include terrorism propaganda'

A series of social media posts threatening 'lone wolf operations in Las Vegas against the enemies of Allah'

A series of social media posts threatening 'lone wolf operations in Las

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