REPORT: Philly police investigating an alleged plot to attack convention center

    Philadelphia police are investigating an alleged plot to attack the Pennsylvania Convention Center Thursday night, ABC 6 Action News reported. 

    The local news station reported that police received a tip about a family driving up from Virginia in a Hummer, headed to the convention center.

    A weapon was recovered from the vehicle and a man taken into custody.

    More than 58,000 ballots are still being counted in Philadelphia County, according to the Department of State, many at the convention center.

    No injuries were reported.

    Cassie Miller
    A native Pennsylvanian, Cassie Miller worked for various publications across the Midstate before joining the team at the Pennsylvania Capital-Star. In her previous roles, she has covered everything from local sports to the financial services industry. Miller has an extensive background in magazine writing, editing and design. She is a graduate of Penn State University where she served as the campus newspaper’s photo editor. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in professional journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In addition to her role at the Capital-Star, Miller enjoys working on her independent zines, Dead Air and Infrared.