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Man accused of corkscrew threat at public bathroom

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[October 29, 2009]  CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) -- Police arrested a 56-year-old man accused of threatening another man with a corkscrew at a public restroom in Riverfront Commemorative Park.

A witness told police he saw a man holding a corkscrew in his hand while kicking the bathroom door and threatening to kill the man inside. No one was injured.

Officers arrested the man on charges of menacing, unlawful use of a weapon and disorderly conduct. They confiscated the corkscrew.

The man, who has no permanent address, was taken to the Benton County jail. Bail was set at $62,500 after his arraignment Tuesday afternoon.


Information from: Gazette-Times, http://www.gtconnect.com/

[Associated Press]

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