Alleged Zeldin attacker arrested by feds

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — The man who allegedly tried to stab Rep. Lee Zeldin, the Republican nominee for governor, was arrested on a federal assault charge Saturday, the Justice Department said. After being released following his initial arrest by local authorities in Monroe County — where he accosted Zeldin while he was giving a speech there Thursday — David Jakubonis, 43, was charged with assaulting a member of Congress with a dangerous weapon. Following Jakubonis’ quick release after the first arrest, which sparked outrage from Zeldin and his allies, he was being held Saturday pending a detention hearing…

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