Kolitzheim (dpa / lby) - A man is said to have threatened his neighbors with an ax in the Lower Franconian district of Schweinfurt. According to the police, the man was in a mental state of emergency on Tuesday and was taken to a district hospital after the incident on Monday morning.
Police had received a 911 call saying a man was threatening to kill his neighbors with an axe. When the officers arrived, the man was aggressive towards them too, it said. The forces overpowered the man and arrested him. He suffered superficial injuries, police said. He was then taken to a district hospital. The police are now investigating the man on suspicion of threatening and resisting law enforcement officers.