Police arrested a 39-year-old Boise man after they say he approached three children with a knife, yelling at them on Thursday.
The incident occurred at 10:40 a.m., at the intersection of Cole Road and Fairview Avenue. Shane Teachout was arrested on suspicion of felony aggravated assault and felony possession of a controlled substance.
Reports indicated that three juveniles had been walking behind businesses at a shopping center when they were confronted by a man they did not know. The juveniles ran away unharmed.
Officers located the man moments later inside a business in the area. Based on evidence gathered, officers arrested Teachout.