BREAKING: Shots fired at the Muhammad art exhibit in Garland Two men pulled up in car and began firing. Garland PD returned fire, killing both suspects.


SWAT Arrests Man Making Threats With Samurai Sword

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: