GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) -- Deputies say 27-year-old Phillip West approached a man riding his bicycle asking for help.
The man says West quickly became aggressive and threatened him with a knife. He called 9-1-1 and deputies found west a short distance away.
They say West admitted to having a box cutter and telling the man quote "I will gut you like a fish."
West was charged with intent to commit a felony. He is currently in the Alachua County jail on a 5-thousand dollar bond.