Originally published at: TERROR PLOT THWARTED: FBI Agents Arrest ISIS-Inspired Suspect Planning NYC Attack | Sean Hannity
Federal agents arrested a 19-year-old suspect in New York City Thursday after uncovering his ISIS-inspired terror plot against civilians across the nation’s largest city.
“FBI agents on Thursday arrested a 19-year-old New York City man who had been texting an undercover federal agent about his alleged plans to carry out an attack in the name of the terror group ISIS, according to multiple senior law enforcement officials,” reports NBC News.
Queens ISIS wannabe identified as Awais Chudhary https://t.co/MDgRa7TI5l pic.twitter.com/eHcBmwXmi8
— New York Post (@nypost) August 30, 2019
“In text messages with the undercover agent, the suspect allegedly claimed he wanted to perpetrate a knife attack in Queens. He also posted in an online chatroom about plans to commit an attack, according to a senior law enforcement official briefed on the investigation,” adds the website. “The suspect, who has not yet been publicly identified, allegedly ordered a knife via the undercover agent. When he went to pick up the knife, he was arrested by law enforcement, the senior law enforcement official said.”
19-year-old arrested in connection with possible ISIS-inspired attack in New York City https://t.co/v9acfQrpMp
— ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7) August 30, 2019
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