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Maryland man indicted after planning terror attack at National Harbor

Officials say Rondell Henry was inspired by the ISIS terrorist group
Posted at 8:33 PM, Apr 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-10 20:33:16-04

(WMAR) — A federal grand jury has officially indicted a Maryland man after he was caught planning to commit mass murder at the National Harbor.

READ MORE: Maryland man planned to commit mass murder at National Harbor in the name of ISIS

Officials report 28-year-old Rondell Henry was charged with interstate transportation of a stolen vehicle.

The indictment was presented after authorities arrested Henry for stealing a U-Haul truck in an attempt to plow through a crowd of people at the National Harbor. Court documents state he wanted to execute a terror attack similar to the incident in Nice, France that killed 86 people.

Officials say he was influenced by the ISIS terrorist group and was willing to die for their cause to emulate their beliefs.

"I was going to keep driving and driving and driving. I wasn't going to stop," said Henry, according to court documents.

At this time, federal authorities have not yet charged Henry with any charges related to terrorism

Henry faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison for interstate transportation of a stolen vehicle.