A man waving a Quran and dressed in a robe was arrested in Denton, Texas, Wednesday after allegedly making “terroristic threats” at several locations in town, including an IHOP restaurant, a hospital and the county courthouse. Police first encountered Peshwaz Azad Waise, 28, following reports of a man making death threats and talking about “Allah and God.” According to police,

Waise caused a stir at the restaurant on Tuesday by approaching diners and trying to hand out Qurans. He was cited for trespassing and told to leave the area. On Wednesday morning, he reportedly drove to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital and tried to give a woman in the parking lot a copy of the Quran. Police say he then entered the hospital and threatened to impose the death penalty on several people for refusing. READ MORE