Philadelphia police investigate possible planned attack on vote-counting site, reports say

PHILADELPHIA — Investigators in Philadelphia may have thwarted a planned attack on the Pennsylvania Convention Center, where vote counting continues, multiple news outlets are reporting.

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According to WPVI and KYW, Philadelphia police detained two people after receiving a tip that people from another state were driving a Hummer to the center for a possible attack Thursday, authorities said. WPVI reported that the Hummer, which remained on 13th Street early Friday, had a decal on its window bearing the QAnon conspiracy group’s logo.

Authorities have not said whether the detained people are suspects or explained what, if any, connection they have to the case, the news outlets reported.

Nobody was hurt, according to WPVI.

In Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump’s lead over former Vice President Joe Biden narrowed to 18,042 votes early Friday as election workers continued to count votes, The Associated Press reported. About 97% of expected votes have been counted in the state, according to the AP.

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