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Willards Man Charged After Reported Assault At Rep. Harris' Office

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81-year-old Francis Karick, of Willards 81-year-old Francis Karick, of Willards

SALISBURY, Md. - A Willards man was arrested at a local Congressman's office on Monday, on assault charges. Salisbury Police say around 12:00 PM officers responded to US Representative Andy Harris's Office, on West Main Street, in referenced to an assault.

An investigation reportedly showed that a man had walked into the office, and asked to borrow a pair of scissors, to which an employee handed over a pair. Police say the suspect then held the scissors in a threatening manner while approaching the employee, and made an unsettling comment. A witness reportedly intervened and was able to have the suspect return the scissors before leaving the building.

Police say they were able to locate the suspect, 81-year-old Francis Karick, nearby, and took him into custody. He was charged with assault 2nd degree, and disorderly conduct. Karick was released to the custody of Central Booking.

No one was injured in the incident, and  Representative Harris was not directly involved, according to Officials.

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