The 4th of July terror plot thwarted in Cleveland, FBI says



Terror plot thwarted for Cleveland on the Day of the Independence

FBI says suspect planned to hit the center of July Fourth.

A terror plot targeting downtown Cleveland on July 4, was foiled and an individual allegedly involved in the plot is in custody, officials said Monday.

The Cleveland Division of the FBI said in a press release that an individual has been sued for attempted material support to a foreign terrorist organization for allegedly planning an Independence Day attack.

FBI Agent Vicki Anderson said that the person was arrested during the weekend.

Additional details are expected to be revealed during a press conference at 9:15 pm

FBI Special Agent in Charge Stephen Anthony, the Prosecutor of the V. S. Justin Herdman, Cleveland police chief Calvin Williams and officers of the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force are expected to speak, according to FOX8.

Travis Fedschun is a reporter for Follow him on Twitter @travfed

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