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Chatham woman arrested for uttering death threats at store owner

Chatham-Kent Police Service Headquarters in Chatham, Ont., on Thursday, June 16, 2022. (Submitted to CTV News Windsor) Chatham-Kent Police Service Headquarters in Chatham, Ont., on Thursday, June 16, 2022. (Submitted to CTV News Windsor)
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A Chatham woman is facing charges after she allegedly threatened to kill a store owner and burn down the building on Saturday evening.

According to the Chatham-Kent Police Service, at 7:17 p.m. on Saturday police responded to a business located on King Street in Chatham for a threat investigation.

Police soon learned that a woman was yelling at the store owner, and made threats to kill him and burn down his building.

The woman left the business before police arrived, but she was located a short distance away walking on King Street.

As a result of the investigation, a 47-year-old Chatham woman was charged with two counts of uttering threats for her alleged involvement.

She was transported to police headquarters and lodged for a bail hearing. 

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