A man was arrested after he reportedly was seen tearing branches off trees, chasing people, and causing damage to buildings in Victoria.
The Victoria Police Department issued a media release Tuesday, stating that shortly before 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 31 a man was seen ripping branches off a tree and trying to hit a nearby person with them in the 700-block of Fisgard Street.
Police said the man then chased other pedestrians and was threatening violence towards them. He also pushed a large dumpster into the roadway on Fisgard Street, damaged multiple parked vehicles, and a glass door to a multi-unit commercial.
VicPD officers located and arrested the man near the intersection of Blanshard and North Park streets a short time later.
The unidentified man was transported by police to holding cells and facing charges that include one count of uttering threats and five counts of mischief.
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