Police in Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County, say a woman was able to escape from a man who went at her with a knife during a domestic dispute.

Police say the incident happened late Friday night in the 1100 block of Tudor Drive in Upper Macungie Township.

According to police, 45-year-old Calvin M. White was found by police to be in possession of a folding knife with a 4-inch blade. Police say he grabbed and shoved a woman and then approached her with a knife. Police say the woman was able to flee before any further physical contact occurred.

White was charged with simple assault and related charges.