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Man charged with threatening Islamic center in Pinellas

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Authorities say a man threatened to firebomb an Islamic center in Florida shortly after the terrorist attacks in Paris. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Tampa reported in a statement that 43-year-old Martin Alan Schnitzler called the Islamic Society of Pinellas County last Friday. The release says he left a voicemail saying he was going to the center to “firebomb you and shoot whoever is there.” FBI agents arrested Schnitzler on Tuesday. He was charged with making a telephonic threat to…

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