Man Arrested After Frightening Children, Threatening Police

Published 08/18 2014 12:26PM

Updated 08/18 2014 06:09PM

Police have taken a man into custody for threatening police after he screamed at children and daycare workers from outside the building.

The 34-year-old man had reportedly been walking up and down the 1400 block of Portland screaming at passerby. At one point, the man walked up to a children’s daycare that was located next to his home and began screaming at the children and staff from outside.

When police arrived, the man threatened to kill one of the officers and began yelling at police to shoot him.

The man then walked into his backyard which was next to the daycare and there police took him into custody without incident.

The man is was allegedly detained for criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and terroristic threats. Police say he will also be given a mental evaluation.

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