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Cops: Man Threatens Couple With a Knife Over Rent

According to necn affiliate WJAR, Edward Roy, 52, confronted Lisa Sbrega about rent money

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NBCConnecticut.com

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.

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.

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