Missoula Police arrested 23-year-old Troy Flatt on Sunday afternoon, June 10, after neighbors reported hearing a couple fighting at a home on First Street.

The fight apparently broke out over an argument about a text message, which got so heated that death threats and a weapon were involved

"Officers spoke to a 25-year-old female who indicated that there had been a heated argument that seemingly began because she wouldn't send a text on a phone and and it escalated to the point where he had actually grabbed a kitchen knife and threatened her and stated that he was going to kill her," said Police Public Information Officer Travis Welsh.

Flatt is facing a felony charge for the knife threat. The child that was in the residence during the fight was seven months old.

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