Georgia Bureau of Investigation makes arrest in threat case

Published 12-29-2018

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MACON, Ga. (AP) - A former student at Mercer University has been arrested for threatening a professor at his alma mater.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says 28-year-old Anshu Patre, of Griffin, was arrested Thursday on charges of stalking, terroristic threats and acts and harassing communications.

The Mercer University Police Department asked the GBI to assist in the investigation, which revealed that Patre graduated from Mercer about six years ago and had recently began sending threatening emails to one of his former professors. The nature of the alleged threats was not disclosed.

It was not known if Patre is represented by an attorney who could speak on his behalf.

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