Police called to Penticton A&W over bizarre incident involving a machete
Police were called to the Duncan Avenue A&W in Penticton last week after staff noticed a man cutting himself in the bathroom.
(STEVE ARSTAD / iNFOnews.ca)
January 17, 2017 - 10:03 AM
PENTICTON - Penticton RCMP responded to a complaint from the staff at a local restaurant last week about a man cutting himself in the bathroom.
Cpl. Don Wrigglesworth says on Tuesday, Jan. 10, police were called to the Main and Duncan A&W. He says a man told officer he was using a small knife to get a sliver out of his hand.
Without being belligerent or threatening, the man did refuse to leave the restaurant.
Police then discovered a large machete stuffed into the man’s pants, as well as assorted drugs and needles, Wrigglesworth says.
The man was sober and cooperative with police but was arrested and released on a promise to appear after being found in breach of probation.
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