BOISE -- A 55-year-old Boise man is behind bars after police say he threatened a woman with a knife at hotel on Wednesday at approximately 11:40 p.m.

Boise Police say Thomas L. Herman was staying with the woman at the hotel and both were drinking alcohol at the time of the incident.

Officers say Herman became aggressive toward the woman, threatened her, and tried to stab her with a folding pocket knife.

The victim tells police she managed to get out of the room without injury and called police.

Herman was booked at the Ada County Jail. He was charged with one count of felony aggravated assault.

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