A Springvale man has been accused of assaulting Houlton McDonald’s staff throughout an tried theft over the weekend.
Kody Therrien, 19, has been charged with assault, theft, legal threatening and failure to undergo arrest, in accordance with the Houlton Police Division.
Therrien allegedly entered the McDonald’s on Route 1, often known as North Avenue, about 6:54 p.m., carrying a black face masks and carrying a big kitchen knife in his waistband, Houlton police mentioned Monday afternoon.
He then went behind the counter, the place he allegedly assaulted two staff and demanded cash, in accordance with police.
Therrien turned offended and allegedly started throwing objects all through the shop, together with on the staff whereas grabbing the knife’s deal with and making threats, in accordance with Houlton police.
Therrien fled the restaurant with the knife in hand however no cash. He went into woods close to Houlton Regional Hospital.
Police rapidly positioned Therrien and arrested him with out incident.
He was taken to the hospital for analysis earlier than being moved to the Aroostook County Jail, the place he was held on $10,000 bail.