A Westerville man and woman were arrested after the man allegedly threatened another man with a knife while holding a child in the 200 block of Cheyenne Drive.
According to reports, the 30-year-old woman was in an argument with a male relative on the afternoon of Aug. 12 when he reportedly forced her to leave the house.
The 31-year-old man who was arrested reportedly was waiting outside with a child in his arms and became angry about the woman being forced to leave.
He reportedly pulled out a black switchblade and pressed it against the relative's stomach while still holding the child, reports stated.
Eventually, the man and woman left the scene and the victim called police.
Police responded to the male suspect's residence on the 4900 block of Enclave Boulevard, where they reportedly found a knife in the bushes.
Officers arrested both the man and woman and called Franklin County Children's Services.
In a search of the vehicle outside the residence, police reportedly found a used syringe, a crack pipe and other items suggesting drug use, reports stated.
The woman was charged with obstructing official business, possession of drug abuse instruments and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to reports.
The man was charged with aggravated menacing and endangering children, reports stated.
In other recent incident reports from the Westerville Division of Police:
* A 32-year-old Columbus man was arrested after allegedly scaring onlookers and threatening gun violence while riding a bus in Westerville.
According to reports, the man got on the bus on Cleveland Avenue around noon on Aug. 17. He reportedly was "singing loudly and beating on the bus walls," according to reports. At one point, he reportedly stood up in the aisle and began jumping up and down while the bus was moving.
The bus driver reportedly played a pre-recorded behavior message, to which the man responded by loudly saying he "had a gun and wasn't scared to bust it," according to reports.
At that point, the driver stopped the bus and called police.
Police found no weapon in the man's possession, but he reportedly acted belligerent after he was taken into custody. During his arrest, he "banged his head on the bus" and screamed profanities at the bus driver and other employees, reports stated.
Once in the police cruiser, the man reportedly was "verbally disruptive and physically aggressive," and kicked the inside of the car until he arrived at the Franklin County jail, where police carried him inside.
The man was charged with inducing panic and disorderly conduct, according to reports.
* A Westerville woman reported being conned out of more than $1,700 in a phone scam after receiving a call around 10 p.m. Aug. 17.
Two men claimed they were with the Franklin County Sheriff's office, and told the woman there was a warrant out for her arrest and she would be taken into custody if she did not pay a fine, according to reports.
The men told the woman to buy $1,776 worth of prepaid gift cards and give them the information. She followed the instructions.
Police are investigating, but have no suspects.
* A 74-year-old Columbus man reported having his car stolen between 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. Aug. 12 from Metzger Park, 137 Granby Place.
According to reports, the man left his vehicle unlocked with the windows open and the keys in the trunk.
Police have no suspects.