New York’s top cop calls hatchet assault a “terrorist attack”

New York’s top cop calls hatchet assault a “terrorist attack”

The hatchet-wielding man who assaulted four New York police officers in Queens conducted a terrorist attack, New York City police said.

At a briefing at New York Police Department headquarters on Friday, New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was asked if the incident was a terrorist act. In response, he said, “I’m very comfortable this was a terrorist attack, certainly,” according to Capital New York.

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