A 20-year-old college student has been arrested and charged with conspiring to provide material support to ISIS.


Omar Saleh, also known as “Abu Omar al-Ramli,” had been planning to detonate a device in New York City on behalf of the Islamic State.

Saleh was a currently enrolled college student and was trailed by a surveillance van before he was taken in to custody.

According to court documents, Saleh actively posted to social media about his “violent jihadist ideology” and support for ISIS.

Stay tuned for more updates on the occurring situation.