A “peaceful” Baltimore protester hurled a blazing trash can at police on Saturday.
Baltimore police today announced they have received a credible threat that street gangs are plotting to “take-out” police officers.
CBS Local reported
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The Baltimore Police Department says they have received a credible threat that numerous gangs have entered into a partnership to “take-out” law enforcement officers.
According to the department, they have received credible information that various gangs including the Black Guerilla Family, Bloods and Crips have entered into the partnership.
“Law enforcement agencies should take appropriate precautions to ensure the safety of their officers,” the departments says in a press release.
This threat comes after 25-year-old Freddie Gray was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 in Baltimore.
Here’s the Baltimore Police Department statement: