Man flees home after threatening wife with a knife
Sat, 21 Dec 2013 18:46:02 GMT —
A Harlingen man is behind bars after he threatened his wife during an argument.
The incident happened Tuesday around 4:30 p.m. at Rosemount Apartments in Harlingen.
According to police, Arturo Palencia Jr. grabbed a knife during an argument with the victim.
Palencia allegedly used the knife in a threatening manner.
Police said the victim then feared for her life.
The 23-year-old fled the scene in the family TMs vehicle.
Palencia returned when police were at the apartment.
Authorities arrested Palencia, and according to records, the 23-year-old had multiple outstanding warrants.
Palencia was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a first degree felony, and municipal court warrants.
A total bond of $152,335 was set for the 23-year-old.