MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Police in Baltimore County arrested a man in front of Vince’s Crab House in Middle River on Saturday evening.
The man had reportedly threatened demonstrators with a baseball bat.
The suspect, who appeared intoxicated, retrieved a bat from his car after engaging in a verbal exchange with the demonstrators in the 600-block of Compass Road (21220) at around 5:15 p.m.
Officers were already present and intervened when the suspect approached the demonstrators with the bat.
He was placed under arrest without incident.
Authorities say the suspect will be identified following formal charging.
Vince’s Crab House has come under fire in recent weeks after the owner made controversial remarks on social media (full details here).