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Brandon police: Suspect stabbed himself as officers took him into custody

Picture by Jeremy Champagne (Scramble Studio)

Supply: BPS Information Launch

At approx. 2:00 PM Saturday, Police had been known as to a enterprise within the 1000 block of 10th St.  A male had entered the enterprise and was noticed by employees to be shoplifting.  A employees member confronted the male, and the suspect pulled out a big knife and threatened the employees member.  The suspect then fled on a bicycle previous to police being known as.  At approx. 4:30 PM, an officer noticed the suspect from this incident within the 2500 block of Victoria Ave. The officer tried to detain the suspect however he fled on foot.  Because the officer pursued the suspect pulled out a big knife.  A second officer arrived on scene and ordered the suspect to drop the knife. The suspect then took an aggressive stance towards police after which stabbed himself within the cheek space of his personal face. Once more he was ordered to drop the knife and he stabbed himself within the different cheek.  At that time one of many officers deployed a Taser which subdued the suspect permitting them to soundly take him into custody.  The 20 yr outdated male was taken to hospital the place he was handled for non-life threatening accidents and launched again into police custody.  He’ll seem in courtroom as we speak charged with theft, possession of a weapon and resisting arrest.



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