JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens — A 27-year-old man broke into the Queens office of Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and sprayed a fire extinguisher, police said Saturday.
The alleged trespasser barricaded himself in the 3rd floor office, hiding in a utility closet until police convinced him to come out.
The congresswoman’s office is located in the Jackson Heights neighborhood of Queens at 74-09 37th Avenue.
Video from the Citizen app shows the emergency response to the situation. According to the app, the incident was first reported at 4:51 p.m.
Police say nobody was injured.
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