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Juvenile accused of pulling knife at Wal-Mart

By Stephen Betts | May 23, 2020

Thomaston — A 17-year-old was charged May 21, accused of pulling a knife during a dispute at Wal-Mart, the Thomaston police chief said.

The 17-year-old male was issued a summons for Class B criminal threatening with a weapon, Chief Tim Hoppe said Saturday, May 23.

The May 21 incident began when the teen was bullying a 13-year-old and the younger youth's grandfather confronted the 17-year-old. The 17-year-old then pulled out a knife and went at the older man, Hoppe said.

The man was not injured. Thomaston Officer Noah Stevens responded and charged the 17-year-old, who was already on probation.

The name of the juvenile is not being released until a formal juvenile criminal complaint is filed in court.

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Comments (1)
Posted by: Francis Mazzeo, Jr. | May 24, 2020 15:12

Thomaston should put a sub-station at Wallyworld. It was pay for itself in saved gasoline and wear and tear on a vehicle. Wal-Mart does attract a troublesome element.



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