BOSTON (AP) — A Boston police captain’s son accused of plotting an attack on a college campus in support of the Islamic State group has been indicted on terrorism charges.
Alexander Ciccolo was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on one count each of attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization and attempting to use weapons of mass destruction.READ MORE: Food & Wine Names Best Burgers In Every State: See The Top Picks For New England
Those charges were added to a pending indictment charging the 23-year-old Ciccolo with being a convicted person in possession of firearms and stabbing a nurse with a pen during a jail intake process.READ MORE: Gabby Thomas, Mass. Native And Harvard Grad, Sprints To 200 Meter Bronze In Tokyo Olympics
Authorities say Ciccolo was arrested last July in a plot to detonate homemade bombs similar to the pressure cooker bombs used in the deadly 2013 Boston Marathon attack.
Ciccolo’s lawyer has declined to comment.MORE NEWS: Phoenix Police Say Foul Play Not Suspected In Death Of Hiker Angela Tramonte Of Saugus
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