Police: Hightstown Man Wields Kitchen Knife, Threatens Patron at Mahzu
East Windsor police arrested Joseph Scirocco for allegedly threatening a person with a knife.
Joseph Scirocco, 20, of Hightstown was arrested by East Windsor police on Saturday, Feb. 16 and charged with aggravated assault and weapons offenses after he allegedly threatened another person with a knife, the East Windsor Police Department reported.
At around 9 p.m., officers responded to a call for an employee allegedly threatening a customer with a knife at Mahzu restaurant on Route 33.
According to police, Scirocco intervened in a dispute between a group of patrons and a waitress by brandishing a kitchen knife and threatening members of the group.
Scirocco was arrested and taken into custody, but was later released after posting bail. This case is pending court.