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Public safety briefs

Public safety briefs

Police: Man threatened to burn restaurant

WILLIAMSBURG — A disgruntled employee of a restaurant in the 3000 block of Richmond Road was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, petit larceny and threats to burn, according to Williamsburg Police spokesman Maj. Greg Riley.

At about 4:55 p.m. Thursday, police responded to the restaurant for a report of a disorderly person, Riley said. The restaurant was not identified in the police report, Riley said.

When officers arrived, the manager told them that an employee, identified as 25-year-old James Vester Short, became upset during a conversation with the manager about downsizing and threw dishes on the floor. He also...

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