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Man Threatens Victim With Machete, Steals Items During Altercation In Greenwich, Police Say

Greenwich Police arrested a Stamford man for allegedly threatening another person with a machete.
Greenwich Police arrested a Stamford man for allegedly threatening another person with a machete. Photo Credit: Greenwich Police Deparment

A Fairfield County man was arrested on a warrant for allegedly threatening to attack a person in a vehicle with him with a machete and stealing some of their possessions.

Antonio Llanos-Lopez, 48, of Stamford, was arrested on Friday, Nov. 20, for the incident which took place on Friday, Oct. 16, in Greenwich, said the Greenwich Police.

According to police, Llanos-Lopez was in a vehicle with another person when they became involved in an argument and physical altercation, police said.

During the fight, Llanos-Lopez allegedly threatened the victim with a machete and prevented them from leaving the vehicle. He also allegedly stole personal items of the victim's which were later recovered by police.

He was charged with:

  • Unlawful restraint
  • Threatening
  • Breach of peace
  • Larceny

Llanos-Lopez was released after posting 10 percent of a $5,000 bond. 

He is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday, Dec. 30.

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