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YORK COUNTY, Pa — A York man is facing charges, after police say he threatened to shoot and kill a Pennsylvania State Trooper.

Robert Tatum Richards, 33, of York, is facing two counts of Terroristic Threats. The charges were filed, after investigators say Richards sent threatening text messages to a Dallastown woman and threatened to shoot and kill a state trooper.

An anonymous caller reported to state police on Wednesday, August 2nd, that Richards sent the texts to the 59-year-old woman and also threatened to kill a trooper from the York Barracks whom he recently had court with.

Richards was found in York on Friday, August  4th, where he was taken into custody without incident.