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Sidney man arrested after dispute with 16-year-old


A Sidney man was arrested and charged with terroristic threatening after allegedly pulling a knife and a gun on a 16-year-old during a domestic dispute.

Scott H. Atkins, 56, was charged with making terroristic threats, use of a weapon and child abuse after the incident last Friday night at a residence in the 1100th block of 7th Avenue.

According to police, Atkins allegedly produced two different knives and a small caliber handgun during the argument with the juvenile. Several Adults who were on hand during the argument supported various claims of the story, police said.

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