Deputies: Seneca Falls man punched person, threatened them with a knife during dispute

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.

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