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A Pennsylvania man who has threatened to kill President Donald Trump remains on the run despite a $10,000 reward posted by the FBI.

According to the Courier-Post, a vehicle police believe was used by Shawn Christy, 26, of McAdoo, Pennsylvania, was found near Nitro, West Virginia, on Tuesday.

Officials said the 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan was stolen Sunday in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, WITF reported.

Nitro Police Chief Bobby Eggleton said Christy, a New Jersey native, could have run out of gas. He said there have been no sightings of Christy.

“We take anything like this very seriously,” Eggleton said. “If the FBI calls us or any federal agency, especially and inform us, we take it seriously. We take every indication that this individual is still in our area, so we take the precautions necessary.”

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Christy has been on the run for over a month.

Authorities began their search in June near Christy’s home in McAdoo. That search led them to the Canadian border, WNEP reported.

A pickup truck from Christy’s former employer was found near the Canadian border in New York State.

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The FBI has said it believes that Christy has multiple stolen handguns in his possession.

The indictment against Christy claims that in mid-June, he posted on Facebook that he would kill Trump by shooting him in the head.

The indictment said that Christy also posted a threat to “use lethal force on any law enforcement officer” who tried to enforce a bench warrant against him.

Another post aimed at a different individual read, “You’re a dead man … Lets play,” the indictment said.

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On Friday, police released a picture of Christy taken Monday showing him at a gas station in Wexford, Pennsylvania, WSAZ reported.

Police said Christy is 5’10” and about 165 pounds. He has brown hair. Some images of him show him with a goatee, but police said he may now have shaved that off.

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Jack Davis is a freelance writer who joined The Western Journal in July 2015 and chronicled the campaign that saw President Donald Trump elected. Since then, he has written extensively for The Western Journal on the Trump administration as well as foreign policy and military issues.
Jack Davis is a freelance writer who joined The Western Journal in July 2015 and chronicled the campaign that saw President Donald Trump elected. Since then, he has written extensively for The Western Journal on the Trump administration as well as foreign policy and military issues.
Jack can be reached at jackwritings1@gmail.com.
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