A man was arrested in Suffolk County, New York on Friday for making “terroristic threats” against a campaign worker for GOP Rep. Lee Zeldin.
The Suffolk County Police Department tweeted a press release late Friday night detailing the arrest of Martin Astrof, 75.
According to the release, Astrof threatened to kill supporters of Congressman Lee Zeldin and President Donald Trump at Zeldin’s campaign headquarters in New York.
“Martin Astrof was arrested after he threatened to kill supporters of Congressman Lee Zeldin and President Donald Trump,” Suffolk PD said. “Astrof went to the campaign headquarters of Congressman Zeldin and became irate with a campaign worker at approximately 11:15 a.m. After threatening to kill the campaign worker and other supporters, Astrof backed his car up in an aggressive manner nearly striking the worker.”
Astrof was arrested and charged with Making a Terroristic Threat and Reckless Endangerment 2nd Degree and will be held overnight. (RELATED: Man Who Ripped MAGA Hat From Kid’s Head Arrested For Theft)
Rep. Zeldin tweeted his own response following the press release as well.
The man’s “irate” behavior was just the latest in a long line of attacks against Trump administration officials and his supporters. (RELATED: New Normal: Trump Allies Face Harassment, Protests Anywhere They Show Their Faces)