Former Philly man Demetrius Pitts nabbed for alleged July 4 terror plot in Cleveland

July 2, 2018 GMT

By Staff

Federal authorities in Ohio announced the arrest Monday of a former Philadelphia resident who they say planned to launch a Fourth of July terror attack in downtown Cleveland and also wanted to strike Philadelphia in the future.

FBI agents detained Demetrius N. Pitts, 48, now of Maple Heights, Ohio, on Sunday and charged him with attempting to provide material support to terrorists. He is expected to make his first court appearance Monday afternoon in Cleveland.

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