A man armed with a sword and an ax was detained this Thursday by the security personnel of the American newspaper’s building.New York Timesyes‘ after he requested to speak to several journalists.
A spokesman for the Corps of NYPD has explained in statements collected by the chain nbc that the person wanted to enter the drafting of the famous dailylocated in Manhattan, to speak with unidentified individuals from the Newspaper.
After being detained by building security personnel, the man handed over his weapons without incident and was held until the arrival of the police. Later, he was taken to a hospital for evaluation.
The event takes place at a time when the journalists they have become an increasing target of violence in the United States in recent years.
On the day of the assault on the Capitol on January 6, 2021, several journalists were attacked while working. And, most recently, a Las Vegas city elected official was charged with stabbing to death a journalist after I wrote critical articles against him, he reported ‘The Hill‘.