Wenatchee police say an East Wenatchee man has been arrested after he reportedly threatened another man with a knife and then fought with officers who tried to apprehend him. It happened Thursday morning around three o'clock on South Wenatchee Avenue. Sgt John Kruse with the Wenatchee Police Department says the 19 year old suspect had been making repeated threats against a 41 year old Wenatchee man prior to the confrontation .
At about that same time a Douglas County Sheriff's deputy was driving by in his patrol car and he was flagged down by the victim for help . .
Sgt Kruse says the knife was recovered and the suspect is now in jail facing charges of first degree assault in connection with the knife attack and third degree assault in connection with striking the police officer.