In New York, an Upper West Side landlord attacked a television news crew on camera when they tried to ask him about the building tenants said has been without heating for months.

Mike Rose slapped a microphone out NY1 reporter Michael Herzenberg‘s hands during an interview at the landlord’s liquor store Tuesday night, the wild video shows.

“Alright that’s enough,” the landlord says before attacking. A stunned Herzenberg replies, “What are you doing?”

The confrontation moved out into the sidewalk and escalated when Rose punched one of his building’s tenant leaders in the face, NY1 reported.

Rose was arrested and charged with assault and criminal mischief, according to the report.

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