Laramie Man Arrested for Knife Assault
A man arrested near Saferide on Saturday is facing charges of aggravated assault, after it is alleged that he threatened another individual with a knife.
According to officers with the Laramie Police Department, Marcus Leroy Hill was arrested Saturday after Hill was said to have pulled a knife on another individual and threatened to stab him with it.
Court paperwork says that police responded to a complaint near third and grand, in the vicinity of safe ride. According to witnesses, there had been a fight, and one of the individuals involved had removed his shirt during that fight, and displayed a knife and threatened to stab the other individual.
Officers located the white male, not wearing a shirt, that had disappeared into the crowd as police arrived. He was later identified as Marcus Hill. During investigation, a knife was found on Hill that was identified, by the victim, as the knife allegedly used to threaten him. Hill was then taken into police custody.
Marcus Hill heard the charges against him in Albany County Circuity Court Monday morning, where he asked to be appointed a public defender before entering a plea to the charges. He is currently in custody at the Albany County Detention Center, on a $25,000 cash-only bond.