Cops: Machete-wielding man arrested in New Rochelle

An machete-wielding man was arrested in New Rochelle this morning. Police say they got reports of a man with a machete breaking windows and threatening

A man with a machete was threatening to

A man with a machete was threatening to kill people on Lafayette Avenue in New Rochelle.

NEW ROCHELLE - An machete-wielding man was arrested in New Rochelle this morning.

Police say they got reports of a man with a machete breaking windows and threatening to kill people shortly after 7:00 a.m. today.

Cops say the suspect ran into the apartment building where he lives at 2 Lafayette Ave. He was arrested after 8 a.m. in his second-floor apartment. Police recovered a machete a short time later. Police have not said why the man was angry, but suspect alcohol was involved.

No injuries were reported.

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