WACO -- A man is placed on a 24-hour holding period after a threatening to kill his girlfriend with scissors.
48-year-old Salvador Alvarado was arrested late Thursday at a home in 1200 block of North 10th Street.
Alvarado has been fighting with his 40-year-old girlfriend when he grabbed a pair of scissors, put them to her side and threatened to kill her.
She managed to break free and call police.
Alvarado is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and a protective order has been put in place.