Lollapalooza security guard arrested for false report of mass shooting threat

Lollapalooza security guard arrested for false report of mass shooting threat

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Group by way of

Thursday, August 4, 2022 3:56AM

CHICAGO (TOC) — An 18 12 months outdated safety guard is behind bars after allegedly faking a mass taking pictures alert at Lollapalooza so she may go away work early.

As first reported by CWB, the guard is charged with sending a faux textual content threatening the pageant to a co-worker who then alerted supervisors. The textual content learn “Mass taking pictures at 4 p.m. location Lollapalooza. We have now 150 targets.”

That set off a sequence response inside the Chicago Police Division and the FBI, who later discovered it was faux.

She is charged with making a false terrorism risk. She appeared in bond courtroom and is being held in custody in lieu of $50,000 bail. She is due again in courtroom Monday.

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