The FBI says the stabbing of a police officer at a Flint airport is being investigated as an "act of terror," carried out by a man who yelled "Allahu Akbar" before attacking the officer in the neck with a 12-inch Amazon Jungle Survival Knife.
"Suffice to say, he has a hatred for the United States," Detroit's FBI Chief David Gelios said of the suspect, who was subdued by law enforcement and taken into custody.
The suspect is 50-year-old Amor Ftouhi of Canada, who was charged in U.S. District Court today with committing a violent act in an airport, which carries a maximum punishment of 20 years in prison. He is temporarily locked up pending a detention hearing, set for June 28 at 2:30 p.m. in Flint federal court. More