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The man charged with a hate crime for allegedly pulling a knife on protesters in North Buffalo did not show up to court for his arraignment.

Michael Cremen, 47, of Franklinville, is charged with harassment, criminal possession of a weapon and a hate crime charge of menacing.

Erie County DA John Flynn says he received a concerning email from Cremen and Flynn plans to ask a judge to issue a warrant for Cremen to appear in court.