A Seneca Falls man faces felony charges after he threatened a person with a knife and physically assaulted them.
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Thursday around 2 p.m. deputies arrested Michael McLean, 41, of Seneca Falls on an arrest warrant.
It’s alleged that McLean engaged in a domestic incident on June 5, in the town of Varick with a resident who was also a protected party under a court order.
During that dispute, McLean is accused of punching the victim in the mouth and threatening them with a knife.
As result, he was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, as a felony, as well as second-degree menacing, second-degree criminal trespass, and second-degree harassment.
The charges will be answered at a later date.Want the latest headlines in your inbox each morning? Click here to sign up for our Morning Edition and Sunday Insight newsletters. They are dedicated to keeping you in the know. You can also download the FingerLakes1.com App for Android (All Android Devices) or iOS (iPhone, iPad)