A College of Utah pupil has been arrested after threatening to detonate a nuclear reactor on campus if the varsity’s soccer group misplaced to San Diego State.
Salt Lake Metropolis police wrote in an affidavit obtained by KSL that the 21-year-old stated that “if the soccer group didn’t win the sport, [she] was going to detonate the nuclear reactor that’s positioned within the College of Utah inflicting a mass destruction.”
The girl was booked right into a Salt Lake county jail on Wednesday for investigation of constructing a menace of terrorism.
The girl made the menace on social media app Yik Yak. The police affidavit famous that the lady “is conscious of the place the reactor is positioned and attends class in the identical constructing the place the reactor is housed.”
The reactor is positioned within the college’s Merrill Engineering Constructing, and is utilized in pupil and college analysis. Police response occasions to emergencies on the reactor are examined month-to-month.
The Utes beat San Diego State 35-7 on Saturday, averting the specter of nuclear catastrophe.