Man in Custody after Making a Threat in Senator’s Office

"A Russian immigrant is in police custody after making a threatening comment to employees at Senator Kay Hagan’s Greensboro office earlier today.
Yakov Izrailevick Mamut, 60, was in the office at 701 Green Valley Road for a pre-scheduled appointment when he apparently became frustrated. Mamut, who speaks limited English, was using the office’s Language Line to help resolve his complaints. After becoming dissatisfied with the progress of his issue, he stated through the Language Line employee words to effect of “I have nothing loose. I might as well shoot someone.”
An office employee called 911 at 10:47 a.m. Police arrived an took Mamut safely into custody at 11:06 a.m. He was not in the possession of a weapon.
After interviewing Mumut, he was charged with Communicating Threats, and banned from Senator Hagan’s offices.
The senator was not in the office at the time of the event. No one was injured.
As is standard when an alleged threat is made towards members of Congress, GPD notified United States Capitol Police who are conducting a threat assessment.

Mamut’s last known address was 1373 Lees Chapel Road. "
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