A 24-yr-previous Altadena man was in custody Saturday after police stated he walked into an Arcadia karate dojo and took a sheathed samurai sword from a show and attacked a number of staff.
Previous to the assault, the person was reported to have entered a enterprise within the one hundred block of East Huntington Drive at 7:50 p.m. Friday and punched a retailer worker, stated Arcadia Police Lt. Vaughn Whalen.
The suspect, recognized by police as Richard Sanchez, then walked into the dojo, which is situated in the identical block, and armed himself with a sheathed samurai sword from a show, Whalen stated.
Sanchez hit three staff within the dojo with the sheathed sword then eliminated the sheath and swung the sword on the staff, Whalen stated.
Sanchez fled right into a rear ally the place the workers and a few bystanders held him down till officers arrived and took him into custody, Whalen stated.
—Metropolis Information Service
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