Man with NC ties threatened to burn church and kill members, police say

DANVILLE, Va. (WFMY) — The Danville Police Department is looking for a man officers say threatened to burn a church and kill its members.

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Friday, charges were brought against 51-year-old Roy Womack for communicating threats to burn a structure.

Police say Womack posted the threats on social media. Officers say the threats started back in February.

Police believe Womack might be suffering from a mental illness.

The department says he often travels to Greensboro and he should be considered dangerous.

Police did not name the church that was threatened.

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Anyone with information about Womack’s whereabouts is encouraged to contact Danville Crime Stoppers at (434) 799-6508.

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