MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A man is in jail after Miami Beach police say he made anti-semitic threats against people outside an ice cream shop.
According to police, Lamont Collins began yelling and threatening people in the area of Lincoln Road and Michigan Avenue on Sunday.READ MORE: 3 Rushed To Area Hospitals Following Shooting At Aventura Mall
A tweet by the Anti-Defamation League of Florida reads, “Horrified that a Jewish man and his son were subject to #antisemitic threats in Miami Beach on the 4th night of Hanukkah.”
Collins left before police arrived but he was found a few hours later and arrested.
When officers searched his backpack, they found two hunting knives.
Collins is facing charges of carrying a concealed weapon, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest without violence.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Police Lieutenant Faces Rape Charges In Palm Beach County
He is being held on $3,500 bond.
The State Attorney’s Office will review the case to see if he’ll also be charged with a hate crime.
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