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Man carrying dagger faces weapons charge

A man was arrested early Sunday in South Buffalo for weapons possession, but he wasn’t carrying a gun or any other common weapon.

Daniel Batherson, no residence given, was carrying a dagger, according to Buffalo police.

Officers at the intersection of Baraga and Hopkins streets noticed the handle of the dagger sticking out of Batherson’s hooded jacket around midnight, they said.

Batherson was charged with knife possession, according to police reports.