Florida police foil bomb plot at Tampa school

By REUTERS
August 17, 2011 18:23




MIAMI - Florida police on Wednesday said they had foiled a plot to attack a Tampa school after arresting a former student and discovering bomb-making material at his home.

"We were able to foil a potentially catastrophic event the likes of which the city of Tampa has never seen," Jane Castor, Tampa police chief, told a news conference.

Police named the suspect, who was detained and charged on Tuesday, as 17-year-old Jared Cano and said his target was the Freedom High School in Hillsborough County.


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