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Sep 17, 2014 1:04 AM

Nashua man accused of threatening ex-girlfriend with knife

NASHUA – A jilted boyfriend showed up at his ex-girlfriend’s apartment and threatened her with a knife and pushed her around early Sunday, police said. Police charged Jay Kovich, 21 years old, with criminal threatening – domestic violence, a class B felony; false imprisonment – domestic violence, a class A misdemeanor; and 2 counts of simple assault – domestic violence, a class A misdemeanor. During the incident, which lasted about 30 minutes, Kovich’s ex-girlfriend said he brandished a knife, pushed her several times and told her that she couldn’t leave while he blocked the only exit to the apartment, police said. Kovich was located at a downtown residence and placed into custody around 12:35 a.m. Sunday, police said. A class B felony is punishable by up to seven years in prison, while a class A misdemeanor is punishable by up to one year in the County House of Corrections.


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