Update: Rehoboth man arrested following domestic incident

December 28, 2018

Delaware State Police have arrested 49-year-old Christopher O. Allen of Rehoboth Beach in connection with a domestic-related incident.

At about 9:20 p.m., Dec. 18, troopers responded to Stephanie Court in the Henlopen Keys neighborhood in reference to a physical domestic incident. Police learned that a verbal domestic between Allen and his 47-year-old girlfriend had turned physical. Allen pulled out a hunting knife and threatened the victim’s 27-year-old son, who was also present. Prior to fleeing, he took a gift card belonging to his girlfriend.

Allen was charged with possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony, felony aggravated menacing, terroristic threatening, theft under $1,500 and offensive touching.

He was then arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 2 and released on $25,250 unsecured bail. A no contact order was also put in place as a condition of his release.

Editor’s note: This article has been updated.

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