A Mastic man has been charged with making a terroristic threat after Riverhead Town Police said he threatened people at the Tanger Outlets with a machete on Tuesday afternoon.

John Medina was arrested after a 911 caller reported that the suspect said he wanted to hurt others and himself shortly before 1 p.m., police said

Officers found the 32-year-old man had a machete in his backpack, police said.

Medina was also charged with criminal possession of a weapon.

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