Police: Sharon woman threatened to ‘turn this place into Afghanistan’

Shantel Tniece Townsend has been charged with making terroristic threats, simple assault and harassment

SHARON, Pa. (WYTV) – Police have issued an arrest warrant for a woman they said made “terroristic threats,” posting to social media that she was going to “turn this place into Afghanistan.”

The Sharon woman, 23-year-old Shantel Tniece Townsend, threatened to kill another Sharon woman on social media, according to police. In addition to the threat, police said the woman posted nine handgun emojis on the social media post Saturday.

Townsend has been charged with making terroristic threats, simple assault and harassment. As of Monday morning, she had not been booked into the county jail on the charges.

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