WIXOM (WWJ) – Officers with the Wixom Police Department are called to a bar after a disturbance and once they arrive they encounter much more.

When police arrived to the bar located on Pontiac Trail they encountered a man with a knife.

The man allegedly made a threatening gesture toward police and then moved that knife toward his throat. Not taking any chances — an officer used a Taser to prevent the man from hurting himself.

Investigators say the man did cause a non-life threatening injury to himself … but the use of the Taser allowed the officers to safely take him into protective custody.

He was then transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Officers say this incident is still under investigation and it’s unknown if the man will face any criminal charges.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s