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Local man threatened victim with knife


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A local man was arrested after allegedly showing a knife to a person during a verbal altercation.

Murphy Henry, 25, was accused Feb. 24 with assault using/displaying a weapon and concealed weapons.

Iowa City police officials responded to a report of a verbal altercation between Henry and another person. Henry left the residence before police officials arrived. During his absence, the person told officials that during their verbal dispute, Henry pulled out a knife. Police officials located Henry several blocks from the incident. During a search, police officials reportedly located a folding knife in Henry’s rear pocket, the police complaint said.

Assault using/displaying a weapon is an aggravated misdemeanor.