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Bronx man found with gas and matches near Rockefeller Center charged with terroristic threats

A Bronx man arrested near Rockefeller Center Monday with gasoline and matches has been charged with making terroristic threats, the NYPD says. Yuriy Alterman, 38, of the Bronx, was arrested Monday

News 12 Staff

Dec 7, 2016, 6:21 PM

Updated 2,751 days ago

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A Bronx man arrested near Rockefeller Center Monday with gasoline and matches has been charged with making terroristic threats, the NYPD says.
Yuriy Alterman, 38, of the Bronx, was arrested Monday near Rockefeller Plaza in New York City.
Police say Alterman threw a bottle and became combative when officers approached him. 
He was also carrying a book entitled "Son of Hamas." 


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