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Police: Man pointed fake gun at mother, 3 children at McDonald's drive-thru in Hicksville

Nicholas Carpenzano is now facing charges, including endangering the welfare of a child.

News 12 Staff

Jan 9, 2024, 1:37 AM

Updated 165 days ago

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Police say a man pointed a fake gun at a mother and her three children at Hicksville McDonald's drive-thru.
They say it happened Sunday at around 10 p.m. after the woman honked her horn at a vehicle in front of her that was not moving.
The driver of that vehicle, Nicholas Carpenzano, allegedly pointed what appeared to be a gun at the family. Police say the woman fled and called 911.
Officers tracked down the car nearby and found a fake gun.
Carpenzano is now facing charges, including endangering the welfare of a child.


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