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Man Accused Of Pouring Gas On Car, Threatening Occupants With Gun

Posted at 11:03 AM, Jan 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-25 11:03:53-05

HENDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (WFIE)– A Western Kentucky man is facing several charges after he allegedly poured gas onto a car that had a mother and two children inside.

It happened late Thursday morning in Henderson.

Deputies say they were called to a home on chase road after 23-year-old Justin Krutz was trying to pour gas on the vehicle and was pointing a gun at the mother and children inside.

According to the victim, Krutz kept her from leaving and broke a rifle over the hood of the car.

The woman and children were not hurt.

Krutz is charged with wanton endangerment, terroristic threatening, and criminal mischief.