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Vt. man arrested for allegedly threatening store customers with knife

FAIRFAX, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermont State Police have arrested an 18-year-old for allegedly threatening customers and co-workers of a Fairfax market with a knife.

Police say Andrew Tippy, an employee of the Steeple Market in Fairfax, began threatening numerous customers and co-workers with a knife. Officials say he was shouting profanities and threats to those around him.

Tippy was ultimately arrested and held without bail at Northwest State Correctional Center. He was charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, aggravated disorderly conduct, criminal threatening, and retail theft. He is scheduled to be arraigned in Vermont Superior Court on Monday.

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