Owen Sound Police have charged a 23 year old local man after he allegedly threatened staff at and east side hotel.
Police say they were called yesterday (Sunday) afternoon after the suspect threatened to kill the clerk when he was refused a room at the motel.
According to police, he then took a large kitchen knife from his bag and put it in his pocket.
Staff locked themselves in the office until police arrived and arrested the man without incident.
He will appear in court on today (March 11th) for a bail hearing.