By CBSBoston.com Staff

SEABROOK, N.H. (CBS) — A New Hampshire man is accused of making threats to assassinate Sen. Maggie Hassan.

Investigators said Richard Morris, of Seabrook, made a number of calls to the Yankee Cooperative Fish Market over the past few months, ranting about the fishing industry and Hassan specifically.

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Police also said Morris told market workers he wanted to target Hassan during a meeting this past May.

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Morris was taken into custody and now faces charges of criminal threats and disorderly conduct.

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CBSBoston.com Staff