Man Arrested After Threatening People With Knife in West Chester

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WEST CHESTER, PA — The West Chester Police Department announced that a local man was arrested after threatening people with a knife.

Authorities stated that on February 25, 2023, at approximately 2:09 AM, the West Chester Police Department received multiple calls about an individual threatening people with a knife in the 50 block of N. Darlington St. Officers immediately responded to the area and following an investigation, the suspect was identified as 36-year-old Brandon Jackson of West Chester and an arrest warrant was obtained.

Jackson was taken into custody on charges of Terroristic Threats, Simple Assault, Possessing an Instrument of Crime, and Disorderly Conduct. A preliminary hearing is pending at District Court 15-1-01.

Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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