Police: Man with knife, ax, sword entered New York Occasions constructing

A 27-year-old man entered the New York Occasions constructing on Thursday armed with a knife, ax and sword, in line with police.

The person reportedly didn’t seem to threaten anybody however requested to talk with specific people on the Occasions, in line with NBC New York.

The person complied with a request from safety to place down the plastic bag containing the weapons and was taken to an area hospital, New York police stated.

This comes as journalists have more and more develop into targets of violence lately.

In maybe probably the most high-profile latest assault on members of the media within the U.S., 5 reporters had been killed and two extra had been injured in a 2018 mass taking pictures on the workplaces of the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Md.

Outdoors of newsrooms, a number of journalists had been additionally assaulted and had their tools broken in the course of the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the Capitol. And extra not too long ago, a Las Vegas elected official was charged in September for allegedly stabbing an area investigative journalist to dying, after he wrote essential articles concerning the official.