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Posted on Mon, Nov 12, 2012 : 5:37 p.m.

Police: Man arrested after assaulting woman, threatening pedestrian with knife

By Kyle Feldscher

Ypsilanti police arrested a man late Sunday night after he assaulted a woman and then used a knife to threaten a pedestrian who attempted to intervene.

Police responded at 9:39 p.m. Sunday to the 400 block of North Hamilton Street to deal with the man. According to police, he had assaulted a woman and pushed her outside of the home.

A pedestrian, who was attempting to intervene in the altercation, then confronted the man, who threatened the pedestrian with a knife.

Police arrested the man and took him to the hospital for treatment, according to police.

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Tue, Nov 13, 2012 : 2:20 p.m.

The guy who was himself accused of assaulting the woman and threatening the Samaritan needed treatment? Treatment? What kind of treatment?


Tue, Nov 13, 2012 : 3:44 a.m.

My hat off to you pedestrian who stepped up and good job YPD. So many crimes and so few Police Officers. Keep up the good work and be safe out there.