A Chatham man is facing several charges, accused of causing a disturbance at the Holiday Inn in Chatham. 

Just before 5:30 yesterday morning, the suspect allegedly threatened a staff member with a knife. 

The accused fled before police arrived, but was found a short distance away. 

The 25-year-old is charged with assault with a weapon, uttering threats and obstructing police.

He was held in custody for a bail hearing.