Man accused of chucking rocks at four NYC consulates


A 34-year-old man was busted for allegedly chucking rocks at four separate consulates in Manhattan this summer, sources said.

Reza Mashayekhi is accused of attacking the Venezuelan, Ukrainian, Russian and Italian consulates — and police are probing whether he also damaged the German Consulate and the Latvian Mission, law enforcement sources said.

Mashayekhi’s alleged criminal mischief spree began July 25 at the Venezuela Consulate on East 46th Street near First Avenue, sources said.

The suspect on Aug. 9 then allegedly targeted the Italian Consulate at the corner of East 69th Street and Park Avenue on the Upper East Side, sources said.

He was arrested Aug. 10 for the second offense and charged with criminal mischief.

But he picked up where he left off, allegedly hitting up the Russian Consulate on East 91st Street the same day, leading to another arrest.

On Aug. 13 and Aug. 16, Mashayekhi is accused of damaging the Ukrainian Consulate on East 49th Street near Second Avenue, sources said.

Mashayekhi was again arrested Monday and charged with criminal mischief for the last two offenses.

Investigators are looking into whether Mashayekhi is responsible for breaking the windows of the German Consulate on Aug. 13 and Aug. 15.

The Latvian Mission was also targeted three times over the last week. Police are investigating if Mashayekhi is behind the attacks.



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