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Off-duty New York cop accused of menacing driver with machete

December 28, 2018 - 3:30 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An off-duty traffic cop saw the business side of a jail cell on Thursday night.

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He was arrested for allegedly menacing another guy with a machete.

It happened up in the Bronx. Cops say 41-year-old Sandro Liz was driving on the Cross Bronx near Jerome Ave in Mount Eden. A motorist told police that Liz cut him off in traffic.

A source said the two drivers got out of their car and started to exchange a few words with each other. That's when the officer allegedly grabbed a machete from his car and went over to confront the other driver.

Nobody was hurt and Liz was arrested after the incident.