Clarksville man arrested for holding teen at knifepoint

Clarksville man arrested for holding teen at knifepoint (Image 1)
Clarksville man arrested for holding teen at knifepoint (Image 1)

Clarksville police arrested a man after he held a 15-year-old boy at knifepoint on Sunday night.

According to police, the incident occurred after the victim heard the sounds of a fight outside of a business in the 600 block of North Riverside Drive around 10:30 p.m.

Police reported as the teen walked toward the area of the fight he was approached by 24-year-old Michael Powers, who told him to leave.

Powers is said to have suddenly grabbed the boy by the shirt and pulled out a knife, which he then held to his throat.

Witnesses were able to subdue Powers until police arrived.

He was charged with aggravated assault and booked into the Montgomery County jail on a $25,000 bond.

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