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Man arrested for allegedly making racist slurs, threatening man with gun in Fort Collins

Photo: Larimer County Sheriff's Office

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A 61-year-old Fort Collins man was arrested for felony menacing, bias-motivated crime and violation of bond conditions, after allegedly brandishing a gun and directing racist slurs at another man.

On Tuesday just after 10:30 a.m., the Fort Collins Police Department received a call from the victim who said that he was hiding from a man with a gun at the Briarwood Apartment Complex at 172 Hillcrest Drive.

The victim reported Lawrence Roth was threatening him and making derogatory racial statements. Roth then left the area on a bicycle, police said.

Officers were able to locate Roth and took him into custody. He was booked into the Larimer County Jail.