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California Gov. Newsom accosted by man who was arrested and charged with assault

California Gov. Gavin Newsom was reportedly approached in an aggressive manner by a man in Oakland on Friday, with authorities arresting the individual and charging him with assault.

The California Highway Patrol confirmed in a statement to Fox News that Newsom was approached by an “aggressive individual,” and his security team removed him from the situation. The agency is investigating the incident.

The East Bay Times reported that the 54-year-old man allegedly threw a water bottle at the governor. He was booked on suspicion of resisting an executive officer and assaulting a public official.

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