VIEW: Indictment against Amor Ftouhi, who is accused of attacking Flint airport officer

Canadian man faces two-count indictment

Amor Ftouhi in court June 28, 2017.
Amor Ftouhi in court June 28, 2017.

FLINT, Mich. – Amor Ftouhi faces a two-count federal indictment for allegedly attacking a police officer June 21 at Bishop International Airport in Flint. 

A grand jury indicted Ftouhi, 49, on Wednesday on the following charges:

  • Violence at an international airport
  • Interference with airport security
  • Airport police Lt. Jeff Neville was stabbed in his neck while on duty June 21. Federal investigators say Ftouhi used a 12-inch knife with a green handle and a black 8-inch serrated blade. It was marked Amazon Jungle Survival Knife, officials said.

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    The attack, which the FBI quickly called an act of terror, happened on the second floor of the airport. Federal agents said during the attack Ftouhi referenced killings in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan and yelled, "Allahu Akbar." 

    Ftouhi, of Montreal, Canada, traveled to Flint earlier that day, investigators said. 

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