SOURCE – A 13-year-old Georgia boy faces multiple felony charges after being accused of making explosives in his home.
The teen, whose name has not been released because he is a minor, faces charges for a making a pipe bomb and a grenade, which were discovered after his mother called police Monday after making a separate disturbing find in their Monroe, Georgia.
The boy had sewn a knife into the jacket he planned to wear to a court appearance stemming a previous infraction, according to Fox Atlanta.
Terrified: The teen’s startled mother called 911 after finding the knife sewn into his jacket
Concerned after discovering a knife sewn into his jacket, the boy’s mother called 911, according to Fox Atlanta.
‘The mother had found a knife sewn in the lining of a jacket and it definitely alarmed her,’ Sheriff Joe Chapman told the Atlanta Journal Constitution.
Police searching the home then made an even more disturbing discovery, homemade explosives – a pipe bomb made with a plastic pipe and a hand grenade, according to reports. The grenade was designed to go off on impact.
Sammie Wallace, 37, took a young girl hostage June 17, Midwest City police said. He was killed after a 30-minute standoff, which authorities say was a justified shooting.
The moment suspect Sammie Wallace snatched a 2-year-old girl from a shopping cart inside an Oklahoma Walmart.
Footage of a deadly hostage situation in a suburban Oklahoma City Walmart has been released by police.
The surveillance video shows the dramatic moments of June 17 as wanted felon Sammie Wallace grabs a 2-year-old girl inside the store, Midwest City police said. A police captain eventually shot the 37-year-old to death at point-blank range — action that was justified, according to police Chief Brandon Clabes.
“I mean we waited until the last second to use deadly force,” Clabes told NBC affiliate KFOR-TV on Friday. “No one wants to take a life, especially in the line of duty.”
Heroic Canadian schoolboy disciplined for disarming knife-wielding classmate because it broke school rules
A schoolboy who bravely tackled a knife-wielding pupil who was threatening a classmate was punished because such heroic actions are strictly banned.
Briar MacLean, 13, stepped in after he spotted an argument was quickly beginning to escalate between two boys at Sir John A. Macdonald school in Alberta, Canada.
Suddenly one of the boys pulled out a knife and began to threaten the other turning an scuffle into a potentially deadly situation.