Irving, TX, officials received these threatening messages after media hyped ‘Ahmed the Clock Kid’ hoax

Irving, TX, officials received these threatening messages after media hyped ‘Ahmed the Clock Kid’ hoax
14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed. (Image via YouTube, Dallas Morning News)

Officials in Irving, Texas, released about 14 pages of threatening, vulgar emails from people fuming over the incident involving local teen Ahmed Mohamed, who was put in handcuffs last month when his homemade clock was treated as a possible hoax bomb.

One man who claimed to be with a group that provides emergency air transportation wrote, “All employees of Irving ISD and the Irving PD and their immediate family members are banned from our aircraft,” adding that instead ”our members will watch your child die bleeding and convulsing on the Love Field tarmac.”

KTVT-TV said Irving police have stepped up patrols over the chilling emails, and Mayor Beth Van Duyne told the station off camera that the messages released Thursday aren’t the worst of them.

Irving Police also got a note from the hacking collective Anonymous.

“Where was the bomb squad? Where was the evacuation? What if it had been a real bomb and not just a clock?” the group asked. “…We do not forgive. We do not forget. Expect us.”

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