Police probe threats to Dearborn after Paris attacks

The Detroit News

Dearborn police investigated threats over the weekend made on social media that appeared to target the city for retribution following the recent Paris terrorist attacks.

A comment made on Twitter on Saturday suggested action against Dearborn, saying “Dearborn, MI, has the highest Muslim population in the United States. Let’s ---- that place up and send a message to ISIS. We’re coming.”

Dearborn’s police chief, Ronald Haddad, said on a Dearborn community Facebook post Saturday that the police department “was aware of the threat and actively pursuing ...”

Later, he offered an update on the Facebook page for Dearborn Area Community Members that “Subject located and no longer a threat to Dearborn...thanks.”