Lafayette man charged for putting knife to ex’s throat

Ian Ferguson (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)
Ian Ferguson (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — A Lafayette man is charged for putting a knife to his ex-girlfriend’s throat and demanding prescription medication.

According to court documents, 36-year-old Ian Ferguson approached his ex-girlfriend after she arrived home from the pharmacy despite having a protective order against him.

The woman ran indoors and Ferguson forced his way inside, pushed her up against a wall, and held a knife to her throat. He demanded she give him her purse and medications.

The woman’s daughter then yelled at Ferguson and he ran off. Police later found him in a nearby alley.

Ferguson faces three felony charges including attempted robbery and intimidation.

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