Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

'He Wouldn't Go Down without a Fight'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

'He Wouldn't Go Down without a Fight'

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NEIGHBOURS have spoken of hearing 'shouting and screaming' as police took down a man who ran amok with a sword.

One man who was working nearby says he was shocked to see two police officers with injuries to their faces.

He said: "At first I didn't see anything, I just heard him screaming.

"They Tasered him a few times but the guy was fighting.

"Then I just saw the police cordon.

"Two male police officers were bleeding, one from the mouth and one from the top of the head. I saw the guy, he was holding a knife."

Another man who lives near the scene and asked not to be named said: "When they took him down there were about four or five police officers on him. He was yelling and screaming. I don't know what about, I couldn't ascertain what he was saying. …

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