Prince George’s Co. man indicted following threat against Upper Marlboro church

A Prince George’s County, Maryland, man has been indicted on a charge of threatening mass violence.

A grand jury indicted 20-year-old Brandon Robinson, of Fort Washington, on Friday, according to a Prince George’s County State’s Attorney’s Office news release.

On Aug. 6, Robinson was taken into custody on the grounds of the Israel United in Christ Church in Upper Marlboro.

Court documents said that Robinson threatened to go to the church with a shotgun. Court documents say his action placed others at a “substantial risk of death or serious physical injury” if the threat had been carried out.

Five or more people were placed in reasonable fear, court documents said.

“We take all threats of mass violence very seriously,” Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy said.

“In Prince George’s County we will not ignore situations that can turn violent.”

Below is a map of the Israel United in Christ Church.

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect that court documents said Robinson threatened to bring a shotgun to the church.

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