Jun 15, 2019

Man arrested for trespassing in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's N.Y. office

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks during a gathering of the National Action Network April 5, 2019 in New York.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Photo: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images

Police said they took a man into custody for trespassing in the Queens, New York, district office of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Saturday, ABC7 first reported.

Details: Police said the suspect discharged a fire extinguisher and then ran into a closet inside the freshman congresswoman’s office after officers arrived, according to CBS2. He was taken to a hospital for assessment, ABC7. Ocasio-Cortez was in Washington, D.C., at the time.

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