A Castro Valley man cursing about President Trump attacked a Republican congressional candidate who was working an election booth at a town festival, threatening him and trying to stab him with a switchblade.
Farzad Vincent Fazeli, 35, was jailed after the alleged Sunday attack on Rudy Peters at the Castro Valley Fall Festival.
According to police, 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.
Fazeli was arrested for felony assault, criminal threats, brandishing a weapon and possession of a switchblade knife.
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