Man accused of threatening gas station customers, employee with chainsaw
COLUMBUS, IN (WAVE) - A man was arrested Friday night after allegedly threatening customers and an employee with a chainsaw outside a Columbus gas station.
According to a news release from the Columbus Police Department, Ian A. Walker, 32, of Columbus, threatened the customers with the machinery in the parking lot of the Circle K at 1644 Central Avenue. He then started the chainsaw and began walking toward the employee while revving it.
Officers who responded to the scene about 8:40 p.m. Friday, located Walker in the parking and took him into custody.
He was taken to the Bartholomew County Jail on preliminary charges of disorderly conduct and intimidation with a deadly weapon.
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