Shakopee woman threatened with knife after dismissing sexual 07 Sep 11

A 35-year-old Shakopee man is accused of punching and threatening a woman with a knife early Sunday morning after she dismissed his sexual advances.

The 27-year-old woman met the man Saturday night while drinking with friends and relatives at the Shakopee VFW.

The man and his friend invited the woman and her friends to his apartment for more drinks. While there, the woman says he made advances toward her and become angry when she did not respond.

The man allegedly followed the woman out of the apartment with an 8- to 10-inch kitchen knife in hand and punched her head in the hallway. Officers arrested the man but he has not been formally charged.