Police: Man arrested after threatening people with knife in Johnson City


Stephen Harris (Washington County Detention Center)

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Johnson City Police arrested a man after he threatened people with a knife on Saturday.

Police were called to a disturbance on Leeland Road just before 1 p.m.

They’ve identified the suspect as 25-year-old Stephen Harris. They said Harris is the ex-boyfriend of one of the victims and was threatening to kill both victims with a knife.

Harris had left the scene before officers arrived, but they were able to quickly find him.

He’s being held in the Washington County Detention Center on $30,000 bond. He’s due in court on Monday.

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