WATCH: Man wielding sword along 11th Street in Lawton identified, charged

Updated: May. 24, 2017 at 2:31 PM CDT
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LAWTON, Ok (KSWO) - Lawton police say the man walking down 11th Street with a sword on Wednesday morning was taken into custody without incident.

Police say around 11 a.m. they were dispatched to the area of 11th and J Ave in southwest Lawton. When they arrived they found Michael Curtis walking down 11th Street with a large sword. Police say he was threatening others and when they attempted to take him into custody he did not comply.

They followed Curtis on foot for about two and a half blocks before taking him into custody according to witnesses.

Lawton police said Curtis is being charged with Unlawful Carry of Weapon, Resisting a Police Officer and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.

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