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Authorities allege man threatens to stab step-son

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Authorities alleged a Bethlehem man threatened to stab his step-son following a family squabble.

Bethlehem police were dispatched to an East Third Street apartment about 2 p.m. Saturday to investigate alleged threats against a juvenile male, according to court records. The boy told police that he and his step-father, Kurby W. Locklear, had been arguing and that Locklear told him to leave the apartment.

Locklear allegedly told his step-son that he’d stab the boy in the neck, if he returned, according to court records.

As police searched Locklear while they took him into custody, officers said they found a folding knife in the man’s pocket.

Authorities charged Locklear with a misdemeanor counts of terroristic threats a summary count of harassment. District Judge Robert Hawke arraigned the 43-year-old Saturday evening, setting bail at $25,000.

Locklear failed to post bail and was sent to Northampton County Prison to await a preliminary hearing scheduled for Dec. 29.

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