Man With ‘At Least 40 Prior Run-Ins With Police’ Arrested for Menacing WNBC Reporter

By Kevin Eck 

A Brooklyn man has been arrested after being accused of pointing something that looked like a gun at WNBC reporter Michael George yesterday.

George was doing a live report in front of a Brooklyn courthouse when Simon Khanukov allegedly tapped him with the object and said “Give me all your money!” twice before running off.

WNBC says the NYPD found Khanukov, who has “at least 40 prior run-ins with police,” after getting tips from its Crime Stoppers hotline.

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