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May 23, 2016 3:54 PM

Police: Man threatened moving workers with handgun, faces felony charges


MANCHESTER – A man is in custody for allegedly threatening moving workers with a handgun on Elm Street in Manchester on Friday evening.

A 22-year-old moving worker claimed that a man, who was later identified as 50-year-old Thomas McLaughlin, allegedly yelled at him and his coworkers, insisting that they quiet down.

The victim told police that McLaughlin disappeared and then returned a short while later, but this time with a handgun that he pointed at him.

The victim also said McLaughlin didn’t speak while aiming the handgun at him and eventually walked away.

Police found McLaughlin in an apartment building shortly after with a .44-caliber revolver inside. He was charged with felony-level criminal threatening and appeared in court Monday.

Nobody was harmed.


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