California: Man Accused Of Switchblade Assault On GOP Congressional Candidate

California: Man Accused Of Switchblade Assault On GOP Congressional Candidate, by KPIX.

According to witnesses, 35-year-old Castro Valley resident Farzad Fazeli approached [Republican candidate Rudy Peters] at his booth in an aggressive manner and made disparaging, profanity-laced remarks about the Republican party and President Donald Trump.

During the incident, Fazeli allegedly pulled out a switchblade knife and attempted to stab Peters. The knife malfunctioned and the candidate became involved in a physical struggle with Fazeli, according to sheriff’s Sgt. Ray Kelly.