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New York man held knife to woman’s throat during dispute, cops say

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A New York man was arrested Friday morning after police say he held a knife to a woman’s throat.

Ludvin Lopez-Quijada, 23, of Mount Kisco was charged with third-degree aggravated assault, third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, fourth-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, and terroristic threats.

On Nov. 29 at around 1:52 a.m., police responded to a residence on the 100 block of Mountain Ave for a report of a man holding a knife to a woman’s throat, police said.

When officers arrived, Lopez-Quijada was standing over the female and unarmed. The officers were able to handcuff him and the 13-inch knife was located next to where he was standing, police said.

Through an investigation it was determined that Lopez-Quijada allegedly held the knife to the victim’s throat during a dispute, police said.

Police didn’t release how the two knew each other.

Lopez-Quijada was lodged in the Warren County Correctional Facility.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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