December 6, 2023

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The incident was a “focused incident and never a random act,” in keeping with police.

A 32-year-old man is going through assault expenses after police say he used boiling water as a weapon throughout a house invasion in Yarmouth. 

Police mentioned officers responded early Saturday morning to a house on Rosetta Road for a 911 name requesting medical assist. On the residence they discovered a person struggling extreme burns to his chest, again, and decrease extremities. 

In response to police, a person, later recognized as Christian Tenney, broke into the house by way of a rest room window, displaying a knife and making threatening statements to the lads inside. 

“He made a gesture as if he was on the point of stab one in every of them and a wrestle ensued,” police mentioned. “Throughout the wrestle, a pot of boiling water was used as a weapon, inflicting critical burns to each of the house’s occupants.”

Tenney then allegedly fled the house, and police mentioned he was taken into custody in Barnstable following a Okay-9 observe and canvassing by officers. He has been charged with two counts of house invasion, two counts of assault and battery with a harmful weapon, two counts of assault with a harmful weapon, and receiving stolen property. 

Police mentioned the occasion was a “focused incident and never a random act.”