A Californian knife that was screaming & # 39; f *** Trump & # 39; allegedly threatened to kill a Republican candidate to Congress with a knife before fleeing after it was not opened.
Farzad licensed security guard Vincent Fazeli, 35, allegedly ran into Rudy Peters, a Navy veteran, in an "aggressive manner" and threw a glass jar at him, prompting the 56-year-old to wrestle with the attacker. .
Fazeli then stood up and reached into his pocket for a knife before shouting "I'm going to kill you, my mother!" Said an affidavit from the court. He retired after realizing that the knife would not open and was arrested at a nearby bank.
Farzad Vincent Fazeli, 35, (on the left, in a police photo) allegedly ran towards Rudy Peters (right) in an "aggressive manner" and threw a glass jar at him, prompting the Navy's veteran 56 years will fight against the attacker. the land
The alleged incident began within Peters' vendor position at the Castro Valley Fall Festival at around 3:45 p.m. Sunday, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
"Suddenly we heard someone scream," "Trump, f *** Trump," Peters recalled. He said that Fazeli moved to the entrance of the booth and raised his middle finger.
Peters, who was sitting next to the Republican candidate for the state assembly, Joseph Grcar, said that Fazeli seemed to be leaving, but he turned around and said: & # 39; I'll show you before running in the cabin & # 39; & # 39;
After Peters knocked Fazeli to the ground, he stood up and pulled out his knife.
& # 39; It's screaming, & # 39; I'm going to kill you, mother m *****! & # 39; Peters said. & # 39; Had the knife, but the blade would not fire. & # 39;
Peters, a Trump loyalist who uses the slogan of President Make America Great on the start page of his campaign, grabbed a poster of a muffin stand to use as a shield, but Fazeli left. No one was hurt.
The suspect regularly ranted about Trump on Facebook and posed for a photo with a 1996 Bill Clinton t-shirt
Peters' opponent, current Democrat Eric Swalwell, tweeted his concern over the incident
The rival of the campaign of Peters, the present democratic representative Eric Swalwell, tweeted his preoccupation by the incident.
"On Sunday, my opponent @ PetersCongress was attacked at his campaign post in Castro Valley, I am happy to know that Mr. Peters is fine, but it is NEVER good to use violence to resolve political disagreements (or any disagreement). ACSOSheriffs arrested the suspect & # 39;
Fazeli was licensed to work as a security guard in California but had prior convictions for assault and robbery.
Peters told the Chronicle: It's a shame. People are polarized right now, and this country is divided and it's just a disaster. It should not be like that ".
Fazeli, of Castro Valley, was accused on Tuesday of making criminal threats, possessing a knife and displaying a deadly weapon. He had previous convictions for assault and robbery.
He had a license to work as a security guard in California and registered his work on Facebook as a security guard at Costco & # 39; and & # 39; assistant manager at the Shell service station & # 39 ;. It was not clear where he was working at the time of his arrest.
The suspect regularly ranted against Trump on Facebook.
In September of 2017, Hurricane Irma had killed 134 people after dazzling Florida and Puerto Rico when it published that it was "revenge for voting on Donald Trump."
Fazeli had criticized Trump's approach to gun control and referred to him as a "spokesman for the white militia." He also posed in a photo shared in 2013 with a shirt by Bill Clinton promoting his successful 1996 presidential career.
The alleged incident began within the vendor post of Peters at the Castro Valley Fall Festival at around 3:45 pm on Sunday (archive photo)