Police Arrest New Canaan Man, 56, After He Leaves Threatening Notes at Starbucks

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Police on Tuesday afternoon arrested a 56-year-old New Canaan man for leaving what appeared to be threatening notes downtown.

At 10:02 a.m. on Oct. 17, officers were dispatched to Starbucks regarding three notes found on a condiment station while employees were cleaning, according to a police report.

The notes caused concern for the employees and launched an investigation by police, the report said.

The notes reference “Seeking revenge on this town,” “I hate 90% of you,” “I’ll haunt/stalk all of you” and other threatening thoughts, it said.

Based on past history, police identified a Lakeview Avenue man as a suspect, and he admitted to writing the notes when confronted, the report said.

He was charged with second-degree breach of peace.

Police released the man after he promised to appear Oct. 30 in state Superior Court in Norwalk.

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