New York teenager, 19, arrested by the FBI & # 39; after he told undercover agent he wanted to carry out a knife-terror attack in the name of Isis & # 39;
- Awais Chudhary, from Queens, exchanged a message with an undercover FBI agent
- The teenager, 19, was arrested when he tried to meet the cop to buy a knife
- Chudhary is expected to face a judge on Friday accused of terror
A teenager was arrested by the FBI after allegedly telling an undercover cop that he intended to carry out a violent knife-terrorist attack in the name of Isis.
Awais Chudhary, from Queens, New York, exchanged messages with the FBI agent in an online chat room and boasted about his wishes for a & # 39; tactical knife & # 39; to buy, according to reports.
The 19-year-old teenager reportedly tried to buy a weapon through the undercover agent, New York Daily News reports.
A teenager was arrested by the FBI after allegedly telling an undercover agent that he intended to carry out a violent terrorist attack with a knife in the name of Isis (stock photo)
But the FBI came in and arrested Chudhary when he went to fetch the knife at the SkyView shopping center in Queens.
NYPD officers and Homeland Security Investigations were also present to make the arrest.
It is unclear where Chuhary wanted to carry out the attack, but according to the publication it would be somewhere in Queens.
FBI agents were discovered on Thursday at the teen's home, with a neighbor who told NBC New York that she had only seen the suspect twice in two years.
FBI came in and arrested Chudhary when he went to fetch the knife at the SkyView shopping center (photo) in Queens
The 19-year-old is expected to be confronted on Friday with a judge accused of terror.
& # 39; A person was arrested today in a national security investigation & # 39 ;, said a spokesperson for the US law firm in Brooklyn.
& # 39; Further information will be released if required. There is no current public security issue due to the arrest & # 39 ;.
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