• Woman arrested after threatening people with box cutter on Pittsburgh street

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    PITTSBURGH - A woman was arrested Sunday afternoon after she allegedly swung a box cutter and threatened to kill people on a street in Pittsburgh, authorities said.

    Police were called about 1:30 p.m. to the area of Fifth Avenue and Dinwiddie Street for the incident.

    A man said he was leaving his apartment when the woman, identified as 46-year-old Adrienne Williams, said she was going to kill him and demanded his cellphone, according to a criminal complaint. Williams then allegedly swiped at him with the box cutter.

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    Williams is then accused of walking across Fifth Avenue and threatening to kill a woman while swinging the box cutter, police said.

    Williams was arrested and taken to the Allegheny County Jail.


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