Police: Man arrested after chasing security guard with knife

Posted: Updated:
MASSAPEQUA -

A Deer Park man has been arrested after he allegedly got into a fight with a driver over a parking space.

Police say 38-year-old John Harvey got into an argument with a driver in the Shop Rite parking lot on Sunrise Highway in Massapequa around 10 a.m. Sunday.

Police say a security guard from Shop Rite got involved. That's when Harvey allegedly pulled a large hunting knife from his car and chased the security guard through the parking lot.

Harvey also allegedly took the security guard's bag, which fell when he was running.

Harvey was arrested and will be arraigned in Hempstead.

 

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."