WINNIPEG - A machete wielding man caused mayhem at a Maryland Street bar, threatening patrons and causing damage before police caught up with him.
The suspect's rampage started at about 4:13 PM when the he threatened to assault two separate patron's in the bar. He swung his machete at them but instead hit a chair, table and television before fleeing to a home on Victor Street.
He began causing a disturbance there and when police arrived to arrest him he was belligerent and extremely uncooperative with them.
No damage or injuries were sustained as a result of this incident.
26 year-old Charles Knott has been charged with:
Assault With a Weapon
Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
An outstanding warrant for Fail to Comply with Probation Order was also executed.
He has been detained at the Provincial Remand Centre awaiting disposition.