Police in Bismarck say a man is facing a terrorizing charge after threatening family members with a butcher knife.

Police in Bismarck say a man is facing a terrorizing charge after threatening family members with a butcher knife.

Police say 39-year-old Craig Yazzie made stabbing motions with the knife toward relatives, which included three children.

News outlets report the family ran out of a mobile home and called police.

The man is in custody at the Burleigh County Detention Center. It is unclear whether he has an attorney.

The terrorizing charge is a class C felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine.