New York News
Man arrested for confronting people with sword in SoHo
NEW YORK (WABC) -- A man was allegedly caught menacing people on the street with a sword.
Port Authority Police say an officer saw 51-year-old Orlando Lassiter leave a subway station in SoHo on Friday evening with a sword in his hand.
Investigators say Lassiter confronted people with the sheathed sword and ran away when police approached.
The officers quickly caught and disarmed him.
Lassiter faces disorderly conduct and weapons charges.
nyc news, new york city news, new york news, new york city, soho, new york news
- School bus collides with taxi in Brooklyn
- AccuWeather: March Roller Coaster
- Live: Eyewitness News on 7online streamed live!
- Get WATCH ABC for your mobile device
- Fed investigators probe Port Authority chairman
- Missing Brooklyn boy found safe on subway
- Metro-North worker fatally struck by train in NYC
- Newtown shooter's father speaks out for 1st time
- Malaysian plane mystery continues 58 min ago
- Photos: Malaysia Airlines missing plane
- Oheka Castle owner speaks out in video
- Tarrytown Tappan Zee ramp closure begins
- Phil Jackson likely taking Knicks job, ESPN reports
- Photos: Brooklyn school bus accident