Police: Woman arrested at Newark airport after threatening man with knife

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A woman is facing several charges after she was seen brandishing a knife and allegedly threatening to kill a man outside Newark Liberty International Airport.

News 12 New Jersey obtained video of the incident. The person who recorded it tells News 12 that the woman was shouting at the man that she was going to kill him. The woman is seen in the video making what appears to be threatening motions with the knife.

A Port Authority police officer approached the woman with his gun drawn and ordered her to put the knife away. Police say that the woman, later identified as Chinwe Atuegwa, gave up the knife.

Atuegwa was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and assault threat.

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