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Man charged for threatening stepdad with large sword


A Wingo, KY man is facing a charge of first-degree wanton endangerment after threatening to kill his stepfather with a large sword, according to the Graves County Sheriff's Department.

Deputies were called to 206 South Saint Paul St. around 8:40 p.m. Thursday and found that 19-year-old Adam Cole was in a verbal fight with his stepfather, 47-year-old James Menser.

Cole lunged at Menser with a large sword and threatened to kill him, according to officials.

Cole and Menser were both uninjured during the incident.

Deputies arrested Cole and charged him with first-degree wanton endangerment.

Kentucky State Police and emergency crews assisted at the scene.

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