Baldwin City man arrested after allegedly threatening Lawrence bar patrons with a brass knuckle knife on Super Bowl Sunday

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A Lawrence Police Department patrol vehicle is pictured June 28, 2022.

A Baldwin City man allegedly threatened people Sunday with a brass knuckle knife at a bar in downtown Lawrence as Super Bowl festivities were getting underway.

Police were called to Logie’s on Mass, 728 Massachusetts St., at 5:40 p.m. after witnesses reported that a man had walked by them while they waited in line for the bar and allegedly made comments toward a woman, said Sgt. Drew Fennelly with the Lawrence Police Department.

Another man verbally confronted the passerby about his comments to the woman, and the passerby responded by allegedly pulling out a pocket knife and threatening the group waiting in line. Officers later confirmed that the man had pulled a knife after reviewing video surveillance footage, Fennelly said. No injuries were reported.

The suspect, Carson Francis Clark, 22, of Baldwin City, was located nearby and taken into custody without incident. Police said they recovered a knife from Clark that had brass knuckles attached to it. He was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and criminal carrying of weapons. Clark is being held without bond.


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