Man charged after allegedly chasing two men with a knife outside apartment complex in Hunterdon County
FLEMINGTON BOROUGH, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A Flemington man is facing several charges after he allegedly chased two men with a knife at an apartment complex in Flemington Borough last week, police said.
On Thursday, April 15, at around 5:17 p.m., borough police responded to Hunter Hills Apartments for a man threatening two other men with a knife, police said.
During the investigation, it was determined that Julio Chagolla-Velasco threatened and chased two men around the complex with a knife. Chagolla-Velasco was taken into custody without incident and a knife was recovered at the scene, police said.
Chagolla-Velasco was charged with simple assault, terroristic threats, aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes, and unlawful possession of a weapon. He was transported to the Hunterdon County Sheriff’s Office and lodged at the Warren County Jail, police said.
Chagolla-Velasco has since been released following a bail hearing with a pending court date, police said.
Raritan Township Police Department assisted at the scene.