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FBI: Man accused of threatening president may be in central or western Kentucky

A man wanted by the US Marshals Service for allegedly making threats against the president and other elected officials may be in central or western Kentucky, the FBI said on Friday.

Shawn Richard Christy is being sought by authorities.

Christy has multiple state arrest warrants in Pennsylvania for burglary, probation violation, and failure to appear for an aggravated assault case.

A federal warrant was issued for him on June 19, in connection with Facebook threats to the Northampton County district attorney.

According to ABC affiliate WBKO, his threat stated, "Keep it up Morganelli, I promise I'll put a bullet in your head as soon as I put one in the head of President Donald J. Trump."

Authorities said Christy is 5’10”, weighs about 160 lbs., has a tattoo of a cross on his right upper arm, and has short dark blonde hair with a beard.

According to authorities, Christy speaks with a noticeable lisp and claims to be a survivalist.

Anyone with information on his whereabout should contact the FBI tip line at 215-418-4000 or KSP at 270-384-4796.

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(This story was originally published August 10, 2018)


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