A man armed with three axes and a knife destroyed a motel room, threatened to kill police officers and others and caused a standoff with police Tuesday, according to Edmonds, Washington, police.
According to a Facebook post by the Edmonds Police Department, officers were called to a motel Tuesday morning by guests who said a man there was threatening to kill people.
Police said the man ripped out the hot water tank and stove and threw them out of a room, along with chairs and other items, WSOC reports. He also reportedly threw tools at officers.
He was taken into custody after a two-hour standoff. “We had a crisis negotiator trying to work with him to give up,” the Facebook post said. “We were finally able to subdue him using two heavy duty, rubber projectiles.”