Thibodaux man arrested for threatening woman with a sledgehammer

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THIBODAUX, La. (KLFY)- A 38-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly hit his ex-girlfriend’s vehicle with a sledge hammer and threatened to attack her.

Jonathan King has been charged with aggravated assault and simple criminal damage to property. 

On Sunday at about 11:13 a.m., officers with the Thibodaux Police Department were called in reference to a domestic disturbance. 

 Upon arrival, Officers learned that Jonathan King and his ex-girlfriend were at the residence arguing, when King allegedly retrieved a sledgehammer from his vehicle and struck his ex-girlfriend’s car. King allegedly then began making threats to hit his ex-girlfriend, police said 

The victim was not harmed, police said.

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