Black man arrested for posting 'kill all white people' on Twitter

A man’s threat to “purge” and “kill all the white people” led to his arrest and to ramped up police security in the area.

The 20-year-old Carlos Anthony Hollins took to Twitter on Wednesday and wrote, using the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter, “I’M NOT GONNA STAND FOR THIS NO. MORE. TONIGHT WE PURGE! KILL ALL THE WHITE PPL IN THE TOWN OF LA PLATA.”

Although Hollins was arrested and taken into custody on charges of threats of mass violence, the police have taken steps to add extra officers on patrol in the area as a precautionary measure.