(NEWSER) – The 20-year-old California man arrested Sunday on charges of attempting to support terrorism had allegedly plotted to blow up the LA County subway system, the Los Angeles Times reports. Nicholas Teausant talked with "brothers" on Facebook about details of the plan, including a paid FBI informant who connected with him last fall, pretending to also be an Islamic convert. Teausant texted the informant in December, "Don't go to LA Anytime soo[n] … Please trust me on this … and if you do go don't use the subway." In a phone call, he said he and a group may "hit" the subway around New Year's, but later said the plan was called off after authorities were tipped off.

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