Man arrested in threat with knife

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WALLA WALLA — Police arrested a man in connection with a threatened knife assault that reportedly happened on the front lawn of residence on the 100 block of West Chestnut Street.

Nobody was injured, but Douglas James Leroy Deshazer, 23, of 720 Wilson St., was arrested for felony assault. According to a police report, a woman, 47, yelled at Deshazer after he hit her mailbox at around 5:30 p.m. Friday. The woman reported Deshazer straightened the mailbox and then came after her and her daughter, 25, with a knife.

The mother and daughter went in their home and called police, who arrested Deshazer about a block away on McAuliff Avenue.e

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