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Posted on: August 23, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Police Respond to Stabbing Incident - Updated

UPDATE: Monday, August 22, 2016
Witnesses told police that during the attack, Mr. Farooqui was yelling "Allah Akbar."
Roanoke County Police immediately contacted the FBI.
"The FBI is working with the Police Department following the incident that occurred on
Saturday evening,” said Adam Lee, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Richmond
Division. “While I cannot discuss details of the investigation at this time, I do want to
reassure the community that we are working to determine the nature of the incident.”
This is all of the information that will be released at this time.

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