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Police: Laconia man threatened harm to toddler

LACONIA - A city man is under arrest, accused of threatening to kill a woman's two-year-old son during an argument inside a Union Avenue apartment.

Joseph Levin, 28, of 322 #4 Union Ave., is charged with felony criminal threatening.

A neighbor called police Tuesday after hearing a woman scream that a man was going to stab her child.

Lisa Haskell, who lives with Levin, told police he brandished a knife during an argument. When she threatened to call police, he allegedly held the knife in a threatening manner near her two-year-old son and told her if she made the phone call, her child would be "gone," according to authorities.

Levin refused bail and is being held at the Belknap County jail pending arraignment in 4th Circuit Court, Laconia District Division.


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