A person accused of making an attempt this week to stab Republican U.S. Consultant and New York gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin was arrested on Saturday on a federal cost of assaulting a member of Congress utilizing a harmful weapon, authorities mentioned.
David Jakubonis, 43 of Fairport, appeared earlier than a Justice of the Peace decide on Saturday and was ordered held till a bail listening to on Wednesday.
As Zeldin gave a speech on Thursday in his run for governor, Jakubonis climbed on stage, grabbed the appropriate arm of Zeldin and prolonged a key chain with two sharp factors towards him, the U.S. Legal professional’s Workplace of the Western District of New York mentioned. Zeldin, who grabbed Jakuboni’s left arm, was unharmed.
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