Pleasanton police arrested a 32-year-old transient who was allegedly armed with a knife and threatened to stab two teens Tuesday afternoon.
Police Sergeant Sgt. Larry Cox reported that officers responded to a all for help after a man attempted to stab two 16-year-olds with a knife in the area of the 3800 block of Vineyard Avenue around 3:15 p.m.
Cox said the teens shielded themselves with their skateboards and were able to flee unharmed.
Police located the man nearby, who matched the description provided by the victims. He was identified as Nathan Kavanaugh of Pleasanton. A knife was found in Kavanaugh's car near the scene, Cox said.
Kavanaugh was arrested and booked into Santa Rita Jail in Dublin on suspicion of two counts of assault with a deadly weapon.