Man wielding hammer chases victim down street

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A man who chased his victim down the street with a hammer while yelling threats was arrested Thursday evening, police say.

Officers were called to Barker Street and Broadhead Avenue in Jamestown around 4:40 p.m. on reports of a possible fight involving weapons. Once on scene, police say witnesses reported seeing a man being chased down the street by another man wielding a hammer and shouting.

Police located the suspect, 66-year-old Willie Grace, and brought him to the victim, who told officers Grace chased him down the street for a few minutes while making threats to hit him with the hammer.

Grace was placed under arrest on charges of second degree menacing and taken to the Jamestown City Jail.

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