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

By: - November 6, 2020 12:42 am

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.

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Cassie Miller
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. Follow her on Twitter: @Wordsby_CassieM.