Georgetown man arrested following domestic incident

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GEORGETOWN, Del. – Georgetown Police arrested a man on multiple charges stemming from a domestic incident that happened in the Dunbarton Oaks apartment complex Monday morning.

Police say they were called to the area after receiving reports of a woman running through the parking lot, yelling that someone was trying to stab her. When officers arrived, they learned that 19-year-old Cecil Gilmore was seen chasing his 22-year-old ex-girlfriend with a knife towards Route 113.

Further investigation revealed that Glimore and the victim had been arguing that morning when Gilmore got upset and refused to allow the victim to leave the apartment. Gilmore reportedly hit the victim in the face during the incident. The victim was eventually able to leave the apartment, at which point Gilmore began chasing her while holding a knife.

Gilmore was located in the parking lot of PNC Bank and taken into custody. He was charged with possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony, aggravated menacing, first degree unlawful imprisonment, third degree assault, and breach of release.

He is currently being held at SCI on $70,000 secured bond.

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