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Man Pulls a Knife at Welland Gas Station

Charges have been laid following a violent arrest at a Welland gas station.

Police say a man tried to leave the store in East Main Street and Golden Boulevard East area without paying for a drink Sunday night.

He allegedly pulled a knife when the clerk confronted him and he didn't drop the knife once the NRP arrived on scene.

A struggle ensued during his arrest and he had to be taken to hospital with minor injuries afterwards.

None of the officers were injured.

The 28-year-old man is now facing a list of charges including possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, uttering death threats and theft under $5,000.

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