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Man holds knife to woman’s throat, causes accident

Paul Keating
Paul Keating(Lincoln Police)
Published: Jul. 30, 2020 at 9:17 AM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Lincoln Police arrested a 47-year-old man after he held a knife to a woman’s throat while she was driving, and pulled the steering wheel causing an accident.

LPD said on Thursday morning around 2 a.m., officers responded to the 3300 Block of North 1st Street, near 1st and Adams, on a report of an accident.

Police learned that earlier in the night, a 41-year-old woman was at a bar with Paul Keating, 47, when he got into an argument with another woman.

The woman reportedly broke up the argument and left the bar with Keating.

The woman was driving the car when Keating became angry about her breaking up the argument. He then pulled out a pocket knife, holding it to the woman’s throat, LPD said.

Keating then pulled the steering wheel causing an accident.

Police were able to track down Keating walking in the area of 1st and Fairfield, and he was arrested for terroristic threats and use of a weapon to commit a felony.

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