Man with Butcher Knife Transported to Worcester Hospital

 by TWIW StaffMay 21, 2021

WORCESTER - A man with a butcher knife, running on Southbridge St. on Thursday, May 20, is receiving treatment at a local hospital.

Police responded to a report of a man with a butcher knife in the area near the Worcester Fire Station on Southbridge St. around 2:15 PM.

Officers spoke with the man, who was acting aggressively during the encounter, according to police.

The man reportedly did not calm down and police eventually deployed a taser, which compelled him to drop the knife. Police then took the man into custody.

Police did not announce any charges against the man but said he was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

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