Kenton Man Arrested After Knife Attack

A Kenton man is facing felony charges after threatening a bar employee .

Deputies from the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Hoppy’s Bar, for a report of an assault with a knife. Deputies later determined a 70-year-old Kenton man went into the bar, brandished a knife, and threatened an employee. The employee fought off the man with a broom and was able to escape James Harper was charged. His next court appearance is scheduled for June 17.