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Burlington police investigate machete threat

Published: Dec. 6, 2021 at 10:51 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 7, 2021 at 5:20 AM EST
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BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - A man will be in court Tuesday after police say he waved around a machete and threatened a man on the balcony of a Burlington apartment.

Burlington police say around 1:30 a.m. Monday, Sheikhnoor Osman, 39, stood on the fifth-floor balcony of a Pine Street apartment complex.

Officers say he took out a machete and threatened to cut off the victim’s head.

Police say they found the black machete about 50 feet from the apartment underneath a baby stroller.

Osman is being charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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