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Spain: Man confronts police with chainsaw in Palafrugell

Spain, Palafrugell
April 20, 2018 at 13:01 GMT +00:00 · Published

Police officers arrested a 39-year-old man armed with a chainsaw and a machete in the Spanish municipality of Palafrugell, Girona province, in the early hours of Thursday morning. Members of the local police and officers from the Catalan police force 'Mossos d'Esquadra' had been called following reports that the man had been involved in an altercation at the local bar 'Sol de nit'.When police arrived he locked himself in a car parked next to a petrol station. The man then left the vehicle, threatening police with a chainsaw and a knife before attempting to flee the scene. Three officers were reportedly left with slight injuries.The perpetrator was finally captured and was brought to a psychiatric hospital in Girona. Mandatory credit: ACN

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Police officers arrested a 39-year-old man armed with a chainsaw and a machete in the Spanish municipality of Palafrugell, Girona province, in the early hours of Thursday morning. Members of the local police and officers from the Catalan police force 'Mossos d'Esquadra' had been called following reports that the man had been involved in an altercation at the local bar 'Sol de nit'.When police arrived he locked himself in a car parked next to a petrol station. The man then left the vehicle, threatening police with a chainsaw and a knife before attempting to flee the scene. Three officers were reportedly left with slight injuries.The perpetrator was finally captured and was brought to a psychiatric hospital in Girona. Mandatory credit: ACN

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