To: Jonathan Rizuk, nextar media wire
Has been updated:
New York (WPIX) — A man started brandishing an ax at a McDonald’s after getting into a fight with three people early Friday morning, police said.
The NYPD received a call at about 2:25 a.m. about a brawl at a McDonald’s on the Lower East Side.
Witnesses told police that 31-year-old Mikael Palacios got into a physical fight with three strangers.a Video with over 22 million views on Twitter It shows Palacios getting into his backpack and taking out an axe. He then brandished an ax, smashed tables, smashed glass and threatened people at a McDonald’s, officials said.
Police found a knife in his backpack. He was arrested on the following charges:
- criminal mischief
- Three counts of intimidation
- Two counts for criminal possession of a weapon
The viral video shows interactions, threats, and assaults that last more than two minutes.
No injuries reported by victim.
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