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Kingston man facing assault with weapon charge after Montreal Street incident

Kingston police arrested a man Tuesday afternoon after he allegedly threatened another man with a knife.
Kingston police arrested a man Tuesday afternoon after he allegedly threatened another man with a knife. Global Kingston

Several police vehicles and the mounted unit were called to Montreal Street Tuesday afternoon for an altercation that turned violent.

Police say a a 38-year-old man was seen around 1:15 p.m. on Montreal Street near Raglan Road shouting at a 42-year-old man.

The 38-year-old then allegedly took out a large knife and began swinging it in a threatening manner.

Read more: Man sent to hospital following serious assault in Kingston, suspect still at large: police

Police say the 42-year-old was not harmed in the incident.

After police were called, the 38-year-old allegedly fled. He was later found hiding behind a bed in a Montreal Street home.

He was arrested without incident and was charged with assault with a weapon and weapons dangerous.

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