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Welfare check turns dangerous in Brattleboro

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BRATTLEBORO, Vt. -

A welfare check turned into a dangerous situation in Brattleboro.

Officers were called to Valley Street Thursday to check on a 39-year-old woman.

While on the scene, police say the woman grabbed a large kitchen knife and threatened to kill herself. Police say they used force to subdue her.

The woman was taken to the hospital. The officers were not injured. No criminal charges were filed.

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