Vermont State Police say a man is facing charges after threatening an Arlington couple over rent with a knife Monday.
According to necn affiliate WJAR, Edward Roy, 52, confronted Lisa Sbrega about rent money
He allegedly grabbed her arm, tearing her shirt and scratching her in the process.
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Police say when Sbrega's boyfriend tried to intervene, Roy grabbed a knife and threatened to kill them.
The couple fled to safety and called police.
Roy was arrested a short time later and is being charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and simple assault.