Houston man arrested after making social media threats

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Frederick Ramon Robinson, 45, a Houston resident and convicted felon, has been arrested and is set to make his initial appearance on charges of unlawfully possessing a firearm, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Robinson was arrested Tuesday, April 21.

The criminal complaint alleges that authorities initiated an investigation into Robinson after he publicly posted several messages on various social media sites such as Twitter. Those alleged posts claimed such comments as "if white people hate ISIS so much, then I like ISIS. The enemy of my enemy is my friend. #chopthemheadsoff Amerikkka is the Black Man's Foe." The complaint further alleges he tweeted such statements as: "I say, don't hesitate - start shooting in their cars. empty whole clips. find them at home and fire bomb it. anything., do something."

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