Knife-wielding man arrested after chasing juvenile at bus stop, police say

Man arrested after threatening child with knife at bus stop

NAPOLEONVILLE, La. (WAFB) - A Thibodeaux man has been arrested after police say he chased a juvenile at a bus stop with a knife.

On May 17, deputies with the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a bus stop in the Owens Street area of Napoleonville. Witnesses said as a juvenile was arriving at the bus stop, Jason Oncale, 39, chased him with a knife.

Jason Oncale, 39 (Source: APSO)
Jason Oncale, 39 (Source: APSO)

Deputies interview the juvenile, the mother of the juvenile, and Oncale as part of their investigation. Oncale was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on one count of aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon.

Oncale’s bond was set at $5,000. He was released Saturday, May 18.

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