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Midland Man Arrested on Aggravated Assault Charges


Terroristic threats landed a Midland man in jail.

Manuel Rivera, Junior, 24, was arrested after pointing a gun at several people.

It happened at a Stripes on Big Spring Street.

A man with Rivera told police he went inside to get help.

He also said Rivera had a history of smoking marijuana and spice and was saying that the Chicago mob was after him.

Rivera grabbed a gun that was in the vehicle with them and started pointing it at people in the store.

Officers later arrested him.

While he was in the back of a police unit, Rivera tried to get out by kicking out a window.

Rivera is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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