BREAKING: Man Arrested at Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree with Lighter, Gasoline and Hamas Book
BREAKING—- Man arrested near Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree with gasoline, matches and a book on Hamas!
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) December 7, 2016
Yuriy Alterman, 38, of the Bronx was seen walking erratically towards the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. Alterman, who was also carrying the book “Son of Hamas.”
NBC News reported:
A man carrying a gasoline can, matches has been charged with making a terroristic threat after he was arrested near the famed Rockefeller Plaza in New York City, authorities told NBC News on Tuesday.
The man was arrested Monday after officers followed him to an intersection near Rockefeller Plaza, a police official said.
Officers were alerted to him by a Fox News employee who reported that a man, later identified as Yuriy Alterman, 38, of the Bronx, was yelling anti-police slurs and throwing a bottle, police said.
Hat Tip Ed