Man, 32, hospitalized for a mental health check after entering New York Times building with a sword and an axe and asking to speak to the politics team
- The unnamed man entered the lobby of the New York Times on Thursday around noon, armed with a sword and an axe
- He asked to speak to the politics team: when he was denied entry, he handed over his weapons and waited for emergency responders
- The man has been taken to hospital for a mental health evaluation
A 32-year-old man armed with an axe and a sword went into the lobby of the New York Times building on Thursday and asked to speak to the political section, authorities said – then handed over his weapons and waited for emergency personnel when he was denied entry.
The New York Police Department…