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.