Man Charged In Foiled Cleveland 4th Of July Bomb Plot | NBC Nightly News

his Target Federal investigator say was Cleveland’s July 4th parade and fireworks show prosecutor say a tip about Pro jihadists social media postings by 48 year-old Demetrius Pitts got their attention 2 weeks ago began meeting with someone he thought was in Al Qaeda operative who turned out to be an FBI agent working undercover court documents apitz told the agent a week ago what would hit them in their core have a bomb to blow up the Fourth of July parade say he used his phone to photograph possible sites to attack with a Car Bomb including the fireworks Park just yesterday he discussed giving remote control cars packed with explosives and shrapnel to the children of our military uniform members but it was all talk the FBI says Pitts never had any explosives and said he just wanted to scout locations not carried out the attacks and was so unprepared the undercover agent gave him a bus pass to conduct his scouting trip but law enforcement official determined to be a terrorist law enforcement of course cannot sit back in this case wait for mr. Pitts to commit a violent Act for later this year in Philadelphia is Hometown NBC news thanks for checking out our YouTube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here and digital exclusives thanks for watching
The suspect planned a terror attack on the city’s July 4th parade and fireworks show. He believed others would carry out the attack, but didn’t know the people he was talking to were working undercover for the FBI.
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