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Westport Woman, 59, Charged With Chasing Husband With Knife

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WESTPORT, Conn. -- Westport officers arrested a 59-year-old woman on charges of chasing her husband with a knife after responding to complaint Friday afternoon, police said.

Officers responded to 12 Big Pines Road at about 3:45 p.m. Friday and found a man and a woman in the driveway of the residence and a knife on the ground.

After detaining both parties, officers determined that Marilyn Pantchenko had chased her husband out of the residence and around a parked vehicle with a large kitchen knife, police said.

Pantchenko was arrested and charged with two counts of second-degree criminal attempt at assault, two counts of second-degree threatening and disorderly conduct. She was held on $5,000 bond and given a court date of April 14.

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