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Joseph Jakubowski manhunt: Schools on alert as police step up search

 

The manhunt for a suspect accused of stealing firearms from a gun store, and the writing of a 161-page manifesto to President Trump many Wisconsin schools on alert on Monday amid the frantic search.

In the manifesto of Joseph Jakubowski, 32, he threatened to unleash his stolen weapons in schools and public officials, as well as expressing anti-religious views, according to the Rock County Sheriff’s Office.

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The robbery unfolded last Tuesday when the Armageddon Gun Shop in Janesville, about 70 miles southwest of Milwaukee. About 30 minutes later, the police found Jakubowski car on fire in the neighborhood — the show of evidence of arson, Cmdr. Troy Knudson told Fox 6.

The police have increased patrols in the vicinity of Janesville churches on Sunday, although the researchers said there was no specific threat.

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Many Rock County schools are on spring break in the coming week, and authorities stressed that there is no known threat to the schools.

More than 150 police officers, police officers and federal agents are on Jakubowski’s trail. The police said he is considered “armed and extremely dangerous.”

Among the weapons he is accused of stealing were also of high caliber pistols and at least two semi-automatic assault rifles. Police also believe that he can have a bulletproof vest and military-style helmet.

In a mobile phone video released by the sheriff’s office, the suspect apparently appeared from the manifest before he dropped it in the mail. The video showed him and said, “There it is, you see that it is delivered. Revolution! It is time for a change.”

As investigators continue to follow leads, the FBI has offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.

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Fox News’ Matt Sawicki, and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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