MIDTOWN, Manhattan — A man was arrested for a hate crime after threatening to "blow up the church and come back to kill the Christians."
The incident happened around 6:36 p.m. on Monday at a church located at 237 W. 51st St.
A witness told police the suspect approached him, asked if he was a Christian and when he said yes, the suspect allegedly pulled a wrench from his back pocket and smashed the door.
Noel Droni of Brooklyn was arrested and charged with criminal mischief of a hate crime.
No one was injured in he incident.