Blotter: Man alleges he was threatened at knifepoint

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Denton officers responded to a call in the 3500 block of southbound Interstate 35E Friday night after a man reported himself as the victim of an aggravated assault.

Police said the 36-year-old man said he was told at knifepoint to remove himself from an area business’s property.

Reports show the business was closed, so only one side of the story was heard. Police did not locate the alleged suspect, a cashier at the business.

 

Other reports

200 block of North Bonnie Brae Street — An 81-year-old woman was the victim of money fraud Friday night, according to a police report.

The woman said she received a call asking her to send money to help a family member in need. The woman went to her bank, withdrew an undisclosed amount of money, and wired it to the caller, according to the report.

With the help of the woman’s family, police were able to determine that none of the family was in distress and in need of money.

5200 block of Interstate 35 — An 80-year-old man reported his RV was burglarized Friday morning at an area RV shop. Police said the man alleged his RV was at the shop being serviced for about 10 days and believe many items were taken during that course of time.

 

Roundup

From 7 a.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday:

Fifty-two people were booked into the Denton County Jail.

Denton police posted 19 reports online.

From July 7 through Saturday, Texas Woman’s University police responded to 49 calls for service, made two reports, conducted two escorts and reported 33 moving violations.

From July 7 through Thursday, University of North Texas police made nine arrests, including outside agency warrants; issued one citation for disorderly conduct; responded to one graffiti call, one driving while license suspended call, three criminal mischief reports, two thefts, one theft of service, two medical calls and one minor crash; and assisted one agency.

— Megan Gray

 


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