A New Hampshire man faces multiple charges after police say he assaulted his mother in a car in Manchester Friday afternoon.
According to police, 36-year-old city resident Daniel Rabbitt hit his mother in the face near the Manchester Animal Hospital. He had been involved in a brief road rage incident with another vehicle, Manchester Police said in a press release.
Police found Rabbitt around 4:45 p.m. when they responded to a report that he had punched a mailbox, waved a pocket knife at traffic and flipped off passing vehicles.
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When officers arrived, they ordered Rabbitt at gunpoint to drop the knife. Police say he "eventually complied."
After Rabbitt was taken into custody for charges of criminal mischief and being a felon in possession of a deadly weapon, police learned of the incident with his mother and charged him with domestic assault.
Rabbitt was released on $15,000 personal recognizance bail. It was not immediately clear if he had an attorney.