LMPD: Man threatens woman after she refuses to give him drug money

LMPD: Man threatens woman after she refuses to give him drug money

LMPD: Man threatens woman after she refuses to give him drug money

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Posted on September 18, 2013 at 10:55 AM

Updated Wednesday, Sep 18 at 11:38 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. --  A Louisville man was arrested after police said he threatened to kill a woman who refused to give him money to buy drugs.

According to the arrest report, Joshua Smith, 21, threatened an unnamed woman after she refused to give him money to buy heroin.  He destroyed items in the woman's home in the 7400 block of Dunkirk Road and then allegedly threatened to kill her.

Police said he left the scene, but returned quickly and broke out a window to enter the home.

The woman called police and, after a brief foot pursuit with police, Smith was taken into custody.

Joshua Smith is charged with burglary, fleeing and evading police, menacing and terroristic threatening.

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