Alpena man threatens his wife and her boyfriend with knife

A 31-year-old Alpena man has been arrested for threatening his wife and her current boyfriend with a knife during an argument.

The Alpena Police Department said the assault happened around midnight on Sunday on the 700 block of Sable St. in Alpena.

At one point the woman tried to call 911 but police said the husband grabbed the phone and prevented her from making the call.

When police arrived they found the man walking away from the area and he was arrested for felonious assault, stalking and preventing someone from calling 911.

Police said the man was recently arrested for domestic violence and violated a protection order that his wife had against him.

The man is being held at the Alpena County Jail where he awaits charges.