Gloversville man convicted on menacing, other charges

Cecilio Persen

GLOVERSVILLE -- A local man has been convicted on menacing and weapons charges for chasing a man around City Hall with a knife.

Police say Cecilio Persen followed a man and his mother from Johnstown to Gloversville, and pulled up beside them to yell at them.

Eventually, they ended up at Gloversville City Hall, where Police say Persen and the victim each pulled a knife.

Police arrested Persen outside City Hall, and he faces up to seven years in prison when he is sentenced in August.

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