16-Year-Old Arrested as Lone Wolf in Foiled Terror Plot, Say CopsDecember 5, 2023
Las Vegas authorities thwarted a terror attack by a 16-year-old, who had ISIS memorabilia and materials for making explosives in his home. The teen posted a threatening note on social media, prompting an investigation. A search of his home uncovered terrorism propaganda, an ISIS flag, and instructions for building a bomb. The FBI and local police tracked down the suspect and took him into custody without incident. Officials believe this was an isolated threat and have not identified any further risks to the community. The unnamed suspect faces multiple felony charges, including making terroristic threats and possession of explosive components.