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Kingston man arrested at downtown building after making threats with knife

Kingston Police arrested a 30-year-old woman early Monday morning, after being tipped off about her 3 children left unattended at a park. Global Kingston

Earlier Monday afternoon, police in Kingston, Ont., responded to a report of a male entering a building on Montreal Street who refused to wear a mask in keeping with public safety orders and became belligerent with a security guard.

They say 21-year-old Shane Smith from Kingston became confrontational with the guard before pulling a large knife from his pants-pocket and threatening to stab the security guard.

Read more: Kingston Police arrest stabbing suspect

Smith proceeded to smash a hole in the wall near the entrance with his head, and pulled a fire alarm before leaving the building.

Smith was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon, and uttering threats to cause death.

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