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Man Arrested After Allegedly Threatening TV Crew On Long Island

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Carlos Borbon (credit: Suffolk County PD)

Carlos Borbon (credit: Suffolk County PD)

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BABYLON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork)Suffolk County Police arrested a man Saturday they say threatened a television crew inside a Babylon business.

Police say Carlos Borbon, 29, was walking on Main Street in Babylon when he noticed a television crew from the Animal Planet show “Tanked” shooting at Plessers Appliances at 6 E. Main St. around 2 p.m.

Police say Borbon got into an altercation with some of the workers, pulled out a kitchen knife, and threatened to kill them.

A 911 call was made and several workers from the appliance store and the television crew chased Borbon as he fled down Main Street.

Police say Borbon ran into Jacqueline’s Patisserie, located at 199 E. Main St., where responding First Precinct Patrol Officers Jennifer Price, Sebastian Lankiewicz, and Victoria Singh arrested Borbon at 2:03 p.m.

The officers recovered the knife.

Borbon was arrested and charged with Menacing 2nd Degree, Resisting Arrest, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th Degree. He is being held overnight at the First Precinct, and scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on February 19.

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