A Maryland man has been arrested for making threats against La Plata residents on social media.
Carlos Anthony Hollins, 20, of Waldorf, Maryland, has been charged with threats of mass violence for allegedly sending a tweet Wednesday afternoon that read:
IM NOT GONNA STAND FOR THIS NO. MORE. TONIGHT WE PURGE ! KILL ALL THE WHITE PPL IN THE TOWN OF LAPLATA. #BLACKLIVESMATTER
The Twitter account from which the tweet was sent has since been suspended.
The La Plata Police Department has deployed additional officers to patrol the streets following the threat.
No further details about the incident have been released.
Hollins is being held on $250,000 bond.