BAY RIDGE, Brooklyn (PIX11) -- A man has been arrested after allegedly harassing two women with violence and anti-Islam slurs, officials said.
Brian Boshell, 45, is accused of threatening to behead Linda Sarsour, 34, Wednesday in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn.
He allegedly hurled sexist, anti-Arab and anti-Islam epithets at Sarsour and her colleague, according to the Anti-Defamation League.
Boshell allegedly threw a trash can at the pair, the league said.
Sarsour is an executive of the Arab American Association of New York, a group formed to protect Muslims from discrimination and hate-fueled attacks.
Boshell has been charged with menacing as a hate crime, the organization said.