CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
WEATHER: Storms popping up across North Texas: Current Info | Live Radar | Check Traffic | View/Upload Pics
CBS DFW WEATHER APP: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Oct | More Information


SWAT Arrests Man Making Threats With Samurai Sword

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
sword standoff SWAT Arrests Man Making Threats With Samurai Sword

Fort Worth police and SWAT respond to a call of a man making threats with a Samurai Sword. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Fort Worth police received a call that a person was threatening two women and child, with something similar to a Samurai Sword.

The woman told police her ex-boyfriend had broken her south Fort Worth house, in the 3200 block of Jennings, by busting out a window.

Police say the woman grabbed her six-year-old-year old son and along with her sister barricaded themselves in a back bedroom.

“Our victims, fearing for their lives, ran out the back of the residence and called for police.”

Police and ultimately a SWAT team surrounded the house.

“We believed him to be highly intoxicated,” Fort worth police Sergeant Pedro Criado explained. “She [911 caller/ex-girlfriend of suspect] did observe him to have a sword in his hand.”

After more than four hours of several hours of negotiation, police went inside the house and suspect in a closet.

The man was taken to the Tarrant County Jail.

Police say the suspect, whose name has not been released, is wanted for at least three other felonies — all domestic offenses.

Also Check Out: