Boulder Police

Boulder police arrest axe wielding male suspect

Posted on 01/11/2019 at 05:36 am
Officer Kevin Marples


At approximately 8:50PM, the Boulder Police Department Dispatch center received a 9-1-1 call in reference to a male suspect who threatened the victim with an axe, in the area of King Soopers (1650 30th Street).

Multiple officers responded to the area and made contact with the victim who was not physically injured and was able to provide a description of the suspect. At approximately 9:05PM, officers contacted a male party matching the description of the suspect, near the abandoned building on the east side of King Soopers.

The male suspect was positively identified by the victim, and an axe was located near where the suspect was contacted. The male suspect was arrested for Felony Menacing and transported to the Boulder County Jail. The associated case number for this incident is 19-00338.