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Heckler charged with assault after confronting Rudolph Giuliani

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FILE - Andrew Giuliani, left, a Republican candidate for Governor of New York, is joined by his father, former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, during a news conference, June 7, 2022, in New York. One place the former New York City mayor is in high demand these days is on the campaign of his son, Andrew Giuliani, who on Tuesday is hoping to become the Republican nominee for governor of New York.
File-Andrew Giuliani, Left Republican New York Governor Candidate was joined by his father, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, at a press conference in New York on June 7, 2022. One of the places where the former Mayor of New York has been in high demand lately is the campaign of his son Andrew Giuliani, who wants to be a Republican candidate for the Governor of New York on Tuesday.Photo: Mary Altaffer/Associated Press

New York (AP) — Former New York-beating campaign event Rudy Giuliani, the mayor of New York City, has been arrested, imprisoned for more than 24 hours, and is currently charged with assault.

In the Sunday episode at the Staten Island supermarket, a duel account was created. A tap to get the mayor's attention.

A security camera video obtained by the New York Post is an encounter that happened when Giuliani was campaigning for his son Andrew seeking a Republican governor nomination in the primary elections on Tuesday. I caught.

Giuliani is with a group of people when a passing man reaches out, touches the Republican's back with his open palm, and says something when he leaves. I was standing.

Police said the man said, "What happened to the scum bag?" Giuliani said the man accused him of being a "female hitman." This was seen as a reference to the Supreme Court's decision overturning the Roe v. Wade case.

In the video, Giuliani had little reaction to touching his back, but in a subsequent interview Giuliani said he had pushed him forward and was about to fall. rice field.

Talking to Republican radio host Curtis Sliwa at WABC, he said he felt "like someone shot me." Later, at a Facebook press conference, he said, "as if a rock had hit me."

"I may have usually ignored it," Giuliani told Sriwa, but he said he decided to call the police because "these Democrats escape everything." ..

"I called District 1-2-3 ... and then told people," I want you to detain and arrest this man. " "He said.

The Legal Assistance Association on behalf of men disputed Giuliani's explanation.

"Our client just stroked Giuliani, who maliciously did not suffer anything similar to a physical injury, as the video footage clearly shows. It just caught the attention of the society, "said society. Unnecessarily detained by NYPD for more than 24 hours.

"Giuliani, who is obsessed with seeing his name in the press, and given the tendency to distort the truth, is exactly what happened on Staten Island over the weekend. I am happy to be able to correct the record. "

According to a spokesperson for the Staten Island District Attorney, the father was arrested and charged on Monday for misdemeanors, including three assaults. He will be released without bail and will return to court on August 17.

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