Owen Sound man charged with threatening motel clerk

A 23 YEAR OLD Owen Sound man faces charges after an altercation at an east side motel Sunday afternoon. 

Police were called after the suspect threatened to kill the clerk when he was refused a room. 

He then proceeded to remove a large kitchen knife from his bag and transferred it to his pocket. 

The staff members locked themselves in the office until police arrived and arrested the male without incident. 

He will appear in court on March 11th for a bail hearing.