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WATCH: Man Chases Police Officer With Chainsaw, Arrested

Two officers sustained injuries and are receiving medical attention. Police assured the public that there is no wider risk, and investigations are ongoing

Edited By : Aniket Raj | Updated: May 7, 2024 12:27 IST
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A British man was reportedly apprehended following accusations that he pursued police officers with a chainsaw on Monday, May 6th.

At approximately 1:00 pm, authorities were alerted to the incident, prompting the lockdown of Glasgow Road in Paisley. The video of the incident soon went viral. Videos circulating on social media depict a man brandishing a chainsaw, with eyewitnesses recounting a collision involving a black car and a police vehicle prior to the confrontation.

Around twelve officers swiftly responded to the scene. Police Scotland verified the apprehension of a 27-year-old individual in connection with the “altercation involving a weapon.” The thorough investigation led to the closure of the road as authorities delved into the matter.

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The intensity of the situation escalated as numerous uniformed officers exerted considerable effort to contain a single individual. Additional reinforcements swiftly arrived to provide assistance, including detectives or undercover officers not in uniform, who emerged from nearby to aid outside the dental clinic. Following a brief struggle, law enforcement successfully managed to apprehend the individual who had attacked the police officers.

Two officers sustained injuries and received medical attention from paramedics. A 27-year-old man was apprehended in connection with the incident. Police assured that there is no broader risk to public safety, and officers are continuing their inquiries at the scene. Glasgow Road is closed between Buchlyvie Road and Allanton Avenue, and drivers are advised to seek alternative routes.

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First published on: May 07, 2024 12:27 PM IST

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