A man was seen on video in a New York City Mcdonald's terrorising customers with an axe and smashing up property after a verbal altercation with a group of men turned violent.
The New York Police Department told Fox News that a 31-year-old man, identified as Michael Palacios, was arrested in connection with the incident that took place at the McDonald's on Delancey Street on Manhattan's Lower East Side.
An NYPD spokesperson told the news outlet: "The suspect removed an axe from his backpack and menaces the unknown males.
"The suspect intentionally caused property damage to the establishment. The individual was taken into custody by responding officers.
"A search led to a lawful arrest and an additional knife was recovered from his backpack. "Victims did not report any injuries."
The NYPD said Palacios has been charged with criminal mischief, three counts of menacing, and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon.
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