Police have charged a North Bay man with "assault with a weapon" after threats were made in the downtown area yesterday.
The victim and accused are not known to one another.
The North Bay Police Service responded at 7:30 a.m. on September 21, in the area of Main Street and Fisher Street after a man, already on probation, brandished a knife and threatened to kill the victim.
Police found and arrested him a short time later on Wyld Street and also recovered a weapon.
James Watkinson, 44, of North Bay, is charged with:
- Assault with a weapon
- Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
- Uttering threats – cause death or bodily harm
- Fail to comply with a probation order
Watkinson was held pending a bail hearing at the North Bay Courthouse.