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Police: Man Pulls Out Pistol, Threatens Golfer Who Hit Ball Into Yard

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BUTLER, Pa. (KDKA) -- Police say a Butler County man pulled out a pistol and threatened a golfer who was trying to get a ball out of the man's yard.

According to state police, a 42-year-old Butler man was playing golf at the Bonnie Brook Golf Course on Serene Lane around 2 p.m. Sunday when he hit a golf ball in the direction of a nearby home.

When the man went to retrieve the golf ball from the yard, a 55-year-old man came out and the two got into an argument.

During the argument, the man pulled out a pistol and threatened the golfer.

The 55-year-old man will be cited with terroristic threats, simple assault and harassment. He has also been told not to contact the victim.

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