2010-11-25 / Police Reports

Needmore Man Jailed In Knife Assault

Thirty-two-year-old James Aaron Blake of Needmore was placed in the Franklin County Jail in lieu of $20,000 bail following an alleged assault at 3591 Pleasant Ridge Road.

Blake was reportedly involved in a verbal and physical fight with several victims between November 21 and 22, state police said. Blake is accused of threatening the victims with a rifle and using two knives to hold against the throat of one individual. Victims included a 41-yearold woman; a 17-year-old female; a 34-year-old female; a 13-year-old female; and a 40-year-old male, all from Needmore.

Charges against Blake include aggravated assault, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, terroristic threats and harassment.

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