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Cops: Southampton man arrested in threats to bus attendant

A Southampton man was arrested on Saturday afternoon after he threatened a bus attendant during an argument about parking, Southampton Town police said.

Police said Timothy Hedges, 55, was arguing with a Hampton Jitney attendant in the company's parking lot on County Road 39 in Southampton at 2:39 p.m. when Hedges began menacing the attendant with a baseball bat.

The argument was over a lack of parking in the lot, police said.

Police arrested Hedges and charged him with second-degree menacing, fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and second-degree harassment. He was taken to Southampton police headquarters and released on bail, police said.

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