San Francisco police investigating Twitter threat against police chief
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Posted at 3:38 PM, Jul 19, 2016
and last updated2016-07-19 18:38:41-04
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police are investigating a Twitter threat against the department's acting police chief.
Officer Carlos Manfredi said Tuesday investigators were gathering evidence and conducting interviews, as they prepared to present a case to prosecutors.
According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the tweet posted Saturday called for beheading Chief Toney Chaplin and included a photo of the chief beside a guillotine.
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