NYC Jewish community terror threat averted by suspects’ arrest at Penn Station

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — A “developing threat” to New York City’s Jewish community was averted early Saturday by the arrests of two armed men at Penn Station, New York City Police Department Commissioner Keechant Sewell said in a statement. Christopher Brown, 22, of Riverhead, Long Island, and Matthew Mahrer, 22, of the Upper West Side, were arrested in Penn Station, said police sources. Brown, who was wearing a swastika armband when he was busted, was charged with making terroristic threats, harassment and criminal possession of a weapon, said the sources. The weapon was a large hunting knife, the sources …

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