A business owner in Landover, Maryland, allegedly threatened employees with a rifle Wednesday, according to Prince George's County police.
Sixty-year-old Mickey Oudit of the 2300 block of Parkside Drive in Bowie was arrested and charged based on a preliminary investigation, police said.
He’s charged with one count of first-degree assault and one count of threats of mass violence.
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Oudit allegedly threatened employees at Cosmos Air Purification Environmental Systems at 8 a.m. Wednesday, but no one was hurt, police said.
Detectives continue to conduct interviews and collect evidence — including a cellphone recording of a portion of the incident — in the investigation, as a motive remains unclear.
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