A former worker of a Lincoln tattoo store is in jail after he threw a handful of used needles at his boss’s face and later threatened his boss with a hatchet upon his firing, police mentioned in courtroom information.
Nicholas Yager, 42, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of terroristic threats and misdemeanor legal mischief for his alleged function within the incident, which performed out at a central Lincoln tattoo parlor June 4, in accordance with the affidavit for his arrest.
Yager’s former boss, a 25-year-old man, informed police he terminated the 42-year-old after about three months of employment resulting from Yager “always inflicting points and threatening him and different workers,” Lincoln Police mentioned within the affidavit.
When the 25-year-old did fireplace Yager, he turned irate, in accordance with the affidavit, throwing needles at his boss’ face and spilling tattoo ink all through the enterprise earlier than transferring exterior.
As soon as there, the 25-year-old man informed police Yager chugged a glass bottle of Mike’s Exhausting Lemonade earlier than swinging the bottle at his boss, in accordance with the affidavit. Yager finally retrieved a hatchet from his backpack and threatened to hurt his boss, the police mentioned.
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A witness who had been on the tattoo parlor, close to twenty seventh and S streets, corroborated the 25-year-old’s account of occasions.
Lancaster County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Yager in Hickman round 10 p.m. Wednesday. He’s being held on the Lancaster County jail on a $10,000 share bond. He should by $1,000 to be launched.
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