Man arrested for threats while holding a knife

Kingston Police

Kingston Police have arrested a man for allegedly making threats while holding a knife after he was told to wear a mask.

Police say on Monday at around 2:35 p.m., a man entered a business on Montreal St. 

The accused was said to have not been wearing a mask and refused to wear one after being asked by a security guard. 

Officers say the man became confrontational and pulled a knife from his pocket and pointed it at the security guard. 

It's alleged that the accused then smashed a hole in the wall with his forehead then pulled the fire alarm in the hallway. 

Police arrived and say they arrested the suspect without incident at around 3:00 p.m. 

21-year-old Shane Smith faces multiple charges, including assault with a weapon, uttering threats to cause death, possession of a weapon dangerous to public peace, mischief under $5000, making a false fire alarm, and two counts of breach of probation.

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