Synagogue threat: 2 men charged after making threats against NYC Jewish community

Synagogue threat: 2 men charged after making threats against NYC Jewish community

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) — A 21-year-old Aquebogue man was arrested in Penn Station after he made online threats to attack a New York City synagogue, threats that Mayor Eric Adams said were not idle. Christopher Brown told investigators he has a “sick personality” and tweeted that he wanted to ask a priest “if I should … Read more

2 men charged with threats against Jewish community in NYC

2 men charged with threats against Jewish community in NYC

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) — Two men have been formally charged in what authorities described as an “evolving threat to the Jewish community.” MTA police arrested Christopher Brown and Matthew Mahrer at Penn Station on Saturday. Brown, 21, of Aquebogue, Suffolk County, told police he runs a white supremacist Twitter group he said “is really cool,” … Read more

2 men charged with threats against the local Jewish community; came to NYC armed with guns

2 men charged with threats against Jewish community in NYC

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) — Two men arrested on Saturday have been charged in what authorities described as an “evolving threat to the Jewish community”. Christopher Brown was taken into custody from Penn Station. “This person looked very distinctive and that’s what helped — great eyeballing by the MTA police,” Robert Boyce said. Now police say … Read more

Man linked to anti-Semitic threats against NYC Jewish community to stand trial; friend released on bail

2 men charged with threats against Jewish community in NYC

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) — The man accused of making online threats against the local Jewish community will face a judge on Sunday. Police arrested Christopher Brown Saturday at Penn Station. “This person looked very distinctive and that’s what helped — great eyeballing by the MTA police,” Robert Boyce said. He is charged with terrorist threats … Read more