This Edmonds, WA, motel room was reportedly trashed by a man during a standoff with police Tuesday. (Photo: Edmonds PD)

This Edmonds, WA, motel room was reportedly trashed by a man during a standoff with police Tuesday. (Photo: Edmonds PD)

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.”

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