Worcester man arrested for threatening with knife at McDonald’s

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WORCESTER — A 31-year-old man was arrested early Saturday morning after he allegedly threatened McDonald’s customers and employees with a knife.

Worcester Police Department officers were called to the McDonald’s on Main St at about 3:20 a.m. on June 8 following reports of a male menacing people with a knife.

Upon arrival, the officers were informed that the suspect, later identified as Raoul Slavin of Worcester, was chasing an individual with the weapon.

Police commanded Slavin to stop, but he ran, prompting a chase.

Officers caught up with Slavin, subdued him, and retrieved a knife from his pocket.

Investigations revealed that Slavin had threatened several employees with the knife and fled when he realized they were contacting the police.

Slavin was arrested and charged with two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon (knife) and disorderly conduct.

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