Canastota man arrested after threatening woman with a knife

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CANASTOTA, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — A Canastota man has been arrested after police say he threatened a woman with a knife.

Richard Galavotti, 33, faces multiple charges, including burglary and criminal possession of a weapon.

Police say he broke into a woman’s home on Thursday, covered in blood, and threatened to kill her. The woman’s son took the knife away and forced him out of the house. She was not injured.
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