Roman charged with menacing

Published Feb 20, 2018 at 4:00pm

A 28-year-old man is accused of chasing another man with a breaker bar on Canal Street Monday afternoon.

Police said two men were arguing outside a residence on Canal Street shortly before 6 p.m. Police said a third man, Marcus E. Randall, of 307 Lawrence St., came out of a residence and started chasing one of the men with a metal breaker bar.

Nearby, a city police officer on patrol came around the corner and spotted the victim running. Police said the officer stopped the man and questioned him, leading to Randall being taken into custody. Randall is charged with one count of second-degree menacing, a misdemeanor, police stated. He was arraigned in court and was sent to county jail in lieu of bail. He is scheduled to reappear in court.