Man arrested for social media threats against Union College

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) — The Knox County Sheriff’s Office says they have arrested a man who made social media threats against students and staff at Union College.

20-year-old Alexander Anderson, from South Carolina, is charged with terroristic threatening, after deputies say he threatened violence against the college.

They say he also tried to provoke deputies into a fight during his arrest, saying “Everyone in Knox County is racist.”

They say he is currently on house arrest.

Anderson’s arraignment is scheduled for April 2nd at 9 a.m.


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