16-year-old arrested Wednesday
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas police and the FBI thwarted a potential terror plot involving a 16-year-old, police said Friday.
On Wednesday, police announced the arrest of a 16-year-old in the Las Vegas valley who allegedly made the threats online. Police declined to release any other details at the time.
Sources told the 8 News Now Investigators that the threats were “jihadist” in nature. Sources had asked 8 News Now not to publish information about the threat, pending potential arrests.
Metro and the FBI were expected to update the media at 3 p.m.