Local Man Arrested On Assault Charges


By KMVT News

Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) A local man is behind bars facing charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without the intent to kill.

Forty year-old Jason Duniphin is accused of violating a protection order and threatening a man with a knife.

According to court records, police responded to Pioneer Floors Carpet One Wednesday afternoon after a man called in the threat.

Witnesses said they saw Duniphin walking toward a man with a knife making death threats.

Police found a twelve inch knife and two medieval-type battleaxes in a dumpster nearby.

Duniphin is being held on a seventy thousand dollar bond.

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