BOLO: Police hunting for woman who threatened on Facebook to ‘shoot a random person’ *CAPTURED*

UPDATE: Suspect Captured!


A woman who reportedly threatened to shoot a random person was captured on Monday in in Bedford, Massachusetts. Sarah Curran, 32, was taken into custody without incident.

Original Story 

Police are searching for a Massachusetts woman who allegedly threatened to shoot a random, innocent person.

NECN reports that these threats were made online, and CBS News says they were specifically made on Facebook. According to WBVB, the threatening posts were made at approximately 1:20 p.m. Monday. reports that Burlington Police tweeted out an alert on Monday afternoon that the suspect, Sarah Curran, was believed to be in Burlington. Burlington schools were briefly placed on lockdown Monday afternoon. The lockdown was later lifted after police determined that Curran was no longer in Burlington.

The 32-year-old woman is reportedly now believed to be in the North Shore area of Massachusetts, possibly driving a grey Jeep Cherokee with license plate 491VE1.

According to WCVB, Curran’s cell phone has most recently been traced to Peabody and Manchester-by-the-Sea.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.


Photo: Burlington Police Department