Kingston woman charged with weapon offences and uttering threats

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An argument at a local Tim Hortons resulted in a Kingston woman being charged with weapon offences, possession of a dangerous weapon, and uttering threats.

The accused woman and the female victim engaged in an argument at Tim Hortons on Division street near Highway 401 on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at approximately 11:09 a.m.

According to Kingston Police, the accused and the victim had previously been friends, however, they had recently had a falling out, and the argument inside the restaurant began over the accused woman posting threatening messages on social media directed toward the victim.

Kingston Police said the accused woman knocked a hot cup of coffee out of the victim’s hands onto her neck and torso during the argument. The accused then proceeded to pull a knife on the victim and began making stabbing motions toward her while uttering threats. The accused dropped the knife in the ensuing altercation.

Police responded and arrested the accused who was subsequently transported to police headquarters where she was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.

The 28-year-old local woman was charged with assault with a weapon, uttering threats, and possession of a weapon dangerous to public peace.

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