Teen arrested after tweeting apparent terror threat to American Airlines

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A 14-year-old Dutch girl that tweeted a terrorist threat to American Airlines was arrested in Rotterdam, Netherlands on Monday, police have confirmed.

The user – who identified herself as a 14-year-old named Sarah in her now-suspended Twitter account @QueenDemetriax_ – apparently sent a tweet to American Airlines that read: “Hello, my name is Ibrahim and I am from Afghanistan. I am part of Al Qaeda and on June 1 I am gonna do something really big bye.”

American Airlines publicly responded: “Sarah, we take these threats very seriously. Your IP address and details will be forwarded to security and the FBI.”

@QueenDemetriax_ then changed her public name to demetria and before her account was suspended, she tweeted several after American Airlines responded publicly to her “threat:”

I need a lawyer. Any lawyers on here?—
demetria (@QueenDemetriax_) April 13, 2014

Omg someone’s knocking on the door. Maybe it’s the FBI omgg—
demetria (@QueenDemetriax_) April 13, 2014

At least I have something to tell at school tomorrow lol—
Sarah (@QueenDemetriax_) April 13, 2014

It was my friend not me—
demetria (@QueenDemetriax_) April 13, 2014

Why would I blow up one of your planes, I have my own jet @AmericanAir—
demetria (@QueenDemetriax_) April 13, 2014

The airline later deleted its response to @QueenDemetriax_and issued a statement:

“At American, the safety of our passengers and crew is our number one priority,” American said in a statement. “We take security matters very seriously and work with authorities on a case by case basis.”

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