Axe-wielding man undergoing psychiatric evaluation following altercation - KMOV.com

Axe-wielding man undergoing psychiatric evaluation following altercation

(KMOV) – A man taken into custody in Webster Groves is now undergoing evaluation after threatening officers with an axe.

On December 3, officers with the Webster Groves Police Department responded to a call for a man carrying an axe in the area of Orchard and Rosemont.

According to authorities, the suspect became aggressive and threatening after being confronted by the officers.

The suspect was taken into custody following the incident and was later transported to an area hospital to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

Charges were not made available.

 

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