Man carrying gas can, matches, ‘Son of Hamas’ arrested at Rockefeller Center: NYPD
WPIX
WPIX - "He was taken into custody at Rockefeller Center."

via WPIX:

NEW YORK -- (WPIX) -- A man carrying a gasoline can and matches near Rockefeller Center Monday afternoon has been arrested, law enforcement officials tell PIX11 News.

Yuriy Alterman, 38, of the Bronx was seen by a witness walking erratically towards the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree.

The witness flagged down a police officer when they noticed the man was lugging the gas can and matches. Alterman, who was also carrying the book "Son of Hamas," then hurled a bottle at officers while yelling expletives.

FULL STORY: Man carrying gas can, matches, ‘Son of Hamas’ arrested at Rockefeller Center: NYPD - WPIX

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