Athens man allegedly threatens wife

A 40-year-old Athens man was arrested Thursday for allegedly threatened to stab his wife in the throat, Athens-Clarke County police said. He allegedly made the threat after learning from his wife’s phone that she’d been communicating with another man, police said.

He was charged with simple assault under the state Family Violence Act.

Anyone who is in an abusive relationship can seek advice and services by calling Project Safe’s 24-hour hotline at (706) 543-3331, or by visiting http://www.project-safe.org.

 

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