Police searching for man accused of making social media threats toward Fairfax High School


    Ishmael O'Brien Lionel Harrison (Photo courtesy of City of Fairfax Police)

    Police in Fairfax County are attempting to locate a man in connection with recent threats directed toward a high school in the county.

    City of Fairfax Police, in conjunction with the Fairfax County Police Department, are searching for 18-year-old Ishmael O’Brien Lionel Harrison who they said made threats on social media toward Fairfax High School on Feb. 21.

    City of Fairfax Police said both they and the Fairfax County Police Department immediately attempted to serve two warrants – including one for threats to commit serious bodily harm to persons on school property – to Harrison after they were obtained but have not been able to locate him.

    Another warrant was also obtained for possession of child pornography.

    Police said they were actively investigating a threat against Fairfax High School on Feb. 22, one day after they said Harrison made the threats. His name was not released at the time.

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    According to police, Harrison is a 5-foot-7, 170-pound black male with black hair and brown eyes who should be considered armed and dangerous. He is known to drive a black two-door 2002 Acura with Virginia registration VYZ-8467.

    Anyone who knows of Harrison’s whereabouts should call either City of Fairfax Police at 703-385-7924 and Fairfax County Police Department at 703-691-2131.

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