A Cortland man is accused of threatening an animal shelter employee.

Cortland County Sheriff’s officials say they responded to the Cortland County SPCA with a report that 45 year old Karl Morse menaced an SPCA Investigator performing official duties concerning a dog running at large.

Morse is accused of following the shelter officer back to the SPCA office and threatening the worker with a knife.

There were no injuries.

Morse is charged with felony menacing a police or peace officer and misdemeanor unlawful possession of a weapon.

He’s been ordered to appear in Cortlandville Court later this month.