Brownsburg teen indicted on terrorism charges

This undated photo provided by the United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of Indiana shows Akram Musleh, of Brownsburg, Ind. FBI agents arrested Musleh as he tried to board a bus to New York and join the Islamic State terror group overseas, federal authorities said Tuesday, June 21, 2016. (United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of Indiana via AP)
This undated photo provided by the United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of Indiana shows Akram Musleh, of Brownsburg, Ind. FBI agents arrested Musleh as he tried to board a bus to New York and join the Islamic State terror group overseas, federal authorities said Tuesday, June 21, 2016. (United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of Indiana via AP)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — An 18-year-old from Brownsburg has been formally charged for trying to provide material support to a terrorist organization.

Akram Musleh was arrested in June as he prepared to get on a Greyhound bus in Indianapolis. Investigators believe he was planning to join ISIL.

Investigators became aware of Musleh in 2013 after he posted videos of Anwar Al-Alwaki to YouTube. FBI investigators met with Musleh and school officials at Brownsburg High School to try to steer him away from radical extremism.

(Provided Photo/United States District Court)
(Provided Photo/United States District Court)

In 2014, investigators said he purchased an ISIL flag.

Online conversations indicate that Musleh intended to leave the United States to join ISIL.

He purchased a one-way ticket Morocco to John F. Kennedy airport in New York for July 21.

Musleh is in custody of the US Marshal. He has an initial appearance in federal court on Sept. 23.

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