Mayor attacked on the street after death threats

A 40-year-old man has been arrested for attacking the mayor of a town in Carinthia.St. Veit an der Glan’s Social Democratic (SPÖ) Mayor Gerhard Mock said today (Thurs) he and a secretary suffered minor injuries in the incident outside the local town hall yesterday.”I’ve been threatened with murder a few times over the phone ahead of the attack, but did not take those calls seriously,” Mock explained.The motives of the attacker – who remains in custody but has not yet been identified by police – are unclear.