Mohammed Hamzah Khan, Bolingbrook teen, pleads not guilty to ISIS terror charge

Mohammed Hamzah Khan, accused of trying to join ISIS, is scheduled to find out whether he will stay behind bars pending trial. (WLS)

A 19-year-old Bolingbrook man has pleaded not guilty to a terrorist charge in federal court Tuesday.

Mohammed Hamzah Khan is accused of trying to join ISIS in Syria.

Investigators say he tried to provide material support to a terrorist organization. His attorney says he fell under the influence of ISIS propaganda.

Officers arrested Khan at O'Hare International Airport in October.

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