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Lincoln man accused of running at tow truck driver with kitchen knife
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Lincoln man accused of running at tow truck driver with kitchen knife

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Police arrested a 37-year-old Lincoln man early Thursday after he allegedly threatened a man with a kitchen knife.

Benjamin Buras

Benjamin Buras

Officer Luke Bonkiewicz said shortly before 1 a.m., a tow truck driver called 911 saying he was driving in the 1100 block of G Street when he saw a man standing in the middle of the street.

He told police when the man saw him in his tow truck, he came running toward him, clutching the knife and screaming incoherently.

Bonkiewicz said officers found Benjamin Buras a block away, a large kitchen knife within feet of him. They arrested him on suspicion of terroristic threats.

Police believe alcohol was a factor.

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Lori Pilger is a Norfolk native and University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate who has been a public safety reporter for the Journal Star since 2005.

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