Secret Service Takes Suspect Into Custody After Possible Threat on President Obama

Connecticut, police say that a vehicle believed to be driven by a suspicious person who may have threatened President Barack Obama has been located and a person involved was taken into custody late Friday night.

According to Hamden Police Lt. Kevin Samperi, a car possibly involved was located on Mix Ave. in Hamden late Friday. The Secret Service took a suspect into custody for questioning.

“We have taken all appropriate investigative steps in this matter, based on the information we received yesterday about a suspicious vehicle and person, ” said Nicole Mainor, Public Affairs Staff Assistant for Secret Service. “There have been no arrests or charges brought in this case at this point.”

The Secret Service said earlier on Friday that a suspect believed to be involved in a possible threat against President Obama may have been driving a car with Connecticut plates. The vehicle was described as a 2014 blue Volkswagen Jetta.

No more info was available at this time.