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An off-the-clock Wegmans employee grabbed a knife and roamed the store threatening to kill her sister, the Williamsport Bureau of Police reported.

Officer Justin Geesey said he found Rashay B. Morton, 38, of Williamsport, holding a butcher knife in the alcohol section of the store at 201 Williams Street around 3:40 a.m. on March 24.

The store was closed to customers at the time.

Morton reportedly was let into the store after-hours by a manager who believed she was there to perform work duties.

She had gone to Wegmans to confront her sister, who also works there, possibly about a money-related issue, Geesey said.

"Morton told [her sister] that she was going to get a knife and kill her," Geesey wrote. "Morton then proceeded to get a knife from one of the kitchen areas of the store and began looking for [her sister]."

While looking for her sister, Morton reportedly stopped in the alcohol section of the store and opened an $8.99 bottle of wine, for which she was charged with one count of summary retail theft.

Geesey said they located her in the alcohol section and ordered her to "step away from the knife, which she did."

Morton also was charged with one count of first degree misdemeanor terroristic threats and one second degree misdemeanor count of simple assault.

She was arraigned on March 24 by District Judge Aaron S. Biichle and incarcerated at the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $15,000 monetary bail.

Morton is scheduled for a preliminary hearing before Biichle on April 2.

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