A 31-year-old man was arrested Monday night after he threatened to kill family members at a Bellmead home with a hunting knife and a machete, Bellmead police Sgt. Kory Martin said.

Police were called to a home in the 4700 block of Bellmead Drive shortly after 8 p.m. and found Timothy Michael Turner, of Waco, outside a residence holding a hunting knife and machete, Martin said. He said Turner had been at the home earlier in the day and had made threats to kill everyone in the home.

Witnesses at the home told police Turner "immediately pulled out a machete" when he returned to the home Monday night, and that they believed he was there to do them harm, Martin said.

Police detained Turner and discovered he also had two .177-caliber air pistols with him, Martin said.

No one was hurt in the incident. Police arrested Turner on a second-degree felony charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and a Class B misdemeanor charge of terroristic threat. He was taken to McLennan County Jail, where he remained Tuesday night with bond listed at $27,000.

Kristin Hoppa has been covering public safety and breaking news for the Tribune-Herald since January 2016. She worked in Northwest Missouri covering crime-related issues before her move to Central Texas. She is a University of Kansas graduate.

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