City police investigating alleged robbery, assault

Watertown police cruiser. Watertown Daily Times

WATERTOWN — Cory T. Norton, 26, 23320 Wyman Rd., Rodman, was charged by city police with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon after he was allegedly in possession of a sword.

Mr. Norton allegedly possessed the sword, which police say was sharpened on both sides and disguised as a walking cane, at 629 Lansing St. early Saturday morning.

A police report states Mr. Norton was previously convicted of fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property in December 2016.

Mr. Norton was arrested Saturday at around 2:36 a.m., taken to jail and held pending an arraignment hearing.

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