Man charged with assault after threatening people in North End

BOSTON (WHDH) - A man was arrested after police said he was armed and threatening people in the North End.

Police said Steven Lacolla, 26, was wearing a bulletproof vest and armed with two butcher knives at around 3 a.m. Sunday. Officers responded to Cooper Street after getting reports that he was threatening a group of people.

Lacolla was charged with assault by means of a dangerous weapon.

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