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FRAMINGHAM – Framingham Police arrested a Framingham man on assault and other charges after he pulled a knife in a retail store on Thursday afternoon, February 17.

Police were called to Dollar Tree at 24 Blandin Avenue at noon yesterday for a report of an assault.

At 12:13 p.m. officers arrested Jose Diaz Rios, 48, of 73 Hollis Street in Framingham.

“Rios was causing a disturbance and asked to leave the store,” said Framingham Police spokesperson Lt. Rachel Mickens. “He pulled a knife out at that point and made threats towards an individual.”

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No one was harmed and Rios was taken into custody, said Lt. Mickens.

Rios was charged with assault with a deadly weapon (knife) and on multiple warrants.

“He had three warrants out of Boston, one from MBTA and one from Framingham PD for assault dangerous weapon,” said the police spokesperson.      



Framingham Police booking photo

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.