MASON CITY | A Dumont woman is accused of harassing a Mason City man by threatening to kill him.

Valerie Ann Clayton, 55, is charged with first-degree harassment following an incident Feb. 27.

About 4:37 p.m. in the 100 block of Fourth Street Southwest, Clayton allegedly told a man she knew that she would show up at his home to kill him if he called the police.

Clayton was booked in Cerro Gordo County Jail and later released under the supervision of the Department of Correctional Services following her initial court appearance.

A no-contact order was issued Feb. 28. Clayton is scheduled to appear in Cerro Gordo County District Court Mar. 20.

— Courtney Fiorini