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Posted on Sun, Jan 1, 2012 : 3:26 p.m.

Man jailed after threatening Ypsilanti resident with a knife

By Sven Gustafson

Ypsilanti police arrested a 41-year-old man early Saturday after they said he threatened a resident with a knife.

Officers were dispatched shortly before 2 a.m. to the 1200 block of Monroe Avenue on the city’s southwest side. They located the suspect a block away from the victim’s residence.

There were no injuries reported.

Officers recovered evidence at the scene.

The suspect was taken to the Washtenaw County Jail. Police referred the case to prosecutors for possible felonious assault charges.


Sven Gustafson

Sun, Jan 1, 2012 : 9:14 p.m.

I removed the race of the suspect originally included in this brief to conform with's policies, which call for identifying a crime suspect's race only as part of a comprehensive description.