U student charged with misdemeanor after being fired from KSTP
A University of Minnesota student was accused of chasing and threatening a producer and breaking a window after being fired from an intern position at KSTP, the Star Tribune reported.
Jennifer Nicole Anato-Mensah, 21, chased after and screamed obscenities at an executive producer at KSTP-TV after she was fired as an intern at Channel 5. She also broke a window in a conference room door while she was chasing the woman she believed had scorned her, charges say.
Anato-Mensah of Blaine has been charged with misdemeanor criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct in Ramsey County District Court. Her first court appearance is scheduled for Dec. 30.
St. Paul police were called to the station on a report of an out-of-control employee.
Executive producer Danielle Prenevost said Anato-Mensah had started yelling threats at her when Prenevost told the intern she was fired.
Anato-Mensah told Prenevost, "You don't know where I'm from, I'll mess you up...," the complaint said.
Prenevost tried to walk away, but Anato-Mensah followed her. A male employee stepped between them, and "Prenevost went into a nearby conference room while the male tried to get Anato-Mensah to calm down and clean out her desk," the Star Tribune reported.
Anato-Mensah ran and kicked at the glass conference room door, breaking it. She was restrained to keep her from entering the conference room, the complaint said.