FBI issues security alert to Synagogues in New Jersey


The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a security alert to synagogue to Synagogues in New Jersey.

According to a tweet made by the agency on Thursday, the FBI in Newark, New Jersey disclosed that it received “credible information of a broad threat to synagogues”.

“We ask at this time that you take all security precautions to protect your community and facility. We will share more information as soon as we can. Stay alert. In case of emergency call police,” the post said.

In another tweet, the agency said it was taking a “proactive measure” with that warning, while “investigative processes are carried out.”

According to The CNN, the FBI stated that it takes all threats seriously and was working with law enforcement to investigate the threat and was also “engaged with our faith based partners in the affected community.”