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Fort Collins man accused of assaulting delivery driver

The incident happened in the 2600 block of Raintree Drive -- near the intersection of West Drake Road and South Shields Street.

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A 55-year-old man who works as a delivery driver for an on-demand shopping service sustained minor injuries after Fort Collins Police said he was assaulted by a client.

Eissa Alameri, 23, was taken in custody Monday morning. According to a news release from Fort Collins Police Services, Alameri attacked the victim with a knife when he arrived outside of his apartment in the 2600 block of Raintree Drive.

The victim disarmed Alameri, the release says, and was able to retreat to a safe place until police arrived.

Alameri is then accused of threatening officers with a knife, running away and barricading himself in a nearby stairwell until police could take him into custody.

He now faces charges for:

- Attempted second-degree murder

- Second-degree assault

- Menacing

Police did not say which service the victim worked for. He was treated for his injuries on the scene.

Anyone with additional information about the incident is asked to call Fort Collins Police Services at 970-221-6555.

People who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at www.stopcriminals.org.

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