(THE STATE) YORK The South Carolina juvenile parole board, in a decision that outraged local law enforcement, granted parole Wednesday to a York teen who investigators say wanted to join ISIS and plotted to kill American soldiers.
Police hope the FBI keeps tabs on the 17-year-old when he is released as early as Friday into the custody of state parole officials. The teen likely will have GPS monitoring and other parole conditions to include no Internet access.
York County Sheriff Bruce Bryant said he is “absolutely devastated” that the parole board would release the teen.
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