San Francisco police investigating Twitter threat against police chief

Posted: 6:38 PM, Jul 19, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-19 18:38:41-04

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police are investigating a Twitter threat against the department's acting police chief.

Officer Carlos Manfredi said Tuesday investigators were gathering evidence and conducting interviews, as they prepared to present a case to prosecutors.

According to the San Francisco Chronicle , the tweet posted Saturday called for beheading Chief Toney Chaplin and included a photo of the chief beside a guillotine.