Fargo man arrested for allegedly threatening to kill ex-girlfriend

Timothy Lightfoot, 52, was charged with terrorizing with a dangerous weapon.
Timothy Lightfoot, 52, of Fargo.
Timothy Lightfoot, 52, of Fargo.(KVLY)
Published: Jul. 6, 2020 at 2:28 PM CDT
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FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) -A man is in jail accused of threatening to kill an ex-girlfriend after he slashed three of her car tires and chased her with a knife.

Timothy Lightfoot, 52, of Fargo was arrested on two counts of terrorizing and one count of attempted aggravated domestic but was charged in district court on Monday afternoon for only terrorizing with a dangerous weapon, according to court records.

Fargo police said officers were dispatched at around 12:57 a.m. to the 1600 block of 32nd Ave S for a disturbance.

The victim was reportedly leaving work when she saw her ex-boyfriend Lightfoot sitting in the passenger seat of her vehicle.

She didn’t know how he got inside and saw three of her car tires slashed, according to court documents.

According to police, Lightfoot exited the vehicle with a knife in hand and began chasing her while verbally threatening her.

Lightflight allegedly held the tip of the knife towards her yelling, “I’m going to get you b****.”

The victim and her co-worker ran back into the building and locked themselves inside, according to court documents. She told police she feared for her life.

Police said Lightfoot sent his ex-girlfriend threatening text messages and she believed he could kill her at one point.

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