The case of the NJ hoagie hurler
A New Jersey man was arrested in Virginia after allegedly throwing a sandwich at another man at a restaurant.
Jonathan M. Magnes, 32, of Morristown, N.J., is accused by Fairfax, Virginia police of throwing a sandwich at 50-year-old man inside a Firenza restaurant and then fleeing. The victim chased after Magnes, who was eventually stopped by police and charged with driving under the influence, police say.
Police say the victim, whose name was not disclosed, was not injured by the sandwich.
Director of operations Steve Schreiber for Firenza, a national chain of pizza restaurants. told the Washingtonian that the sandwich was likely bought at a 7-Eleven in the same shopping center, as Firenza does not sell sandwiches.
Magnes was taken to jail where and charged with assault and battery, driving under the influence of alcohol, and refusal of blood/breath test. Police did not say why Magnes threw his sandwich.