Police have arrested a 40-year-old man who allegedly broke into a northwest Salt Lake City home, assaulted several people and abducted his estranged girlfriend.
Salt Lake City police Detective Josh Ashdown said the incident began about 10 a.m. Wednesday when the man allegedly forced his way into a home near 800 West and 400 North. His live-in girlfriend, 42, had apparently taken refuge with friends at the residence.
"He got into a fight there with the homeowner and the homeowner's son and at one point threatened them with an ice pick," Ashdown said. "He took [the woman] back to their home and wouldn't allow her to leave."