NEW YORK (TheBlaze/AP) -- New York City police say they had to use a stun gun to subdue a man who was menacing people at a Brooklyn park with swords in both hands.
The Daily News reports police responded to Maria Hernandez Park in Bushwick around 8 p.m. Monday. Authorities say about 50 people pointed out the suspect, who ran from the park.
Sgt. Brendan Ryan says officers surrounded the 56-year-old suspect when he unsheathed two swords and told them, "You're going to have to kill me."
Police fired a stun gun and took the man into custody. They say they also found a machete and two smaller knives in a duffel bag.
These were also found in his belongings but not displayed.— NYPD 83rd Precinct (@NYPD83Pct) July 26, 2016
DNAinfo identified the suspect as 46-year-old Angel Trujillo of Brooklyn, New York. Trujillo was arrested on charges of purchasing a weapon and menacing. Police said he was also a given a psychiatric evaluation.
No injures were reported.