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Oxnard Police Arrest Man They Say Was Brandishing Sword On Street

Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 12:54am

An Oxnard man is facing weapons charges, after police say he was standing out on a city street, swinging swords in a threatening manner.

Officers were called the the area of Channel Islands Boulevard, and K Street areound 1:15 Friday afternoon by reports of a man swinging swords, and threatening a passing woman with them. Officers arriving at the scene say they found King Canales swinging two swords in the direction of passing traffic on Channel Islands Boulevard.

They say as they approached, the 45 year old man threw the swords onto the ground, but refused orders to approch them. Officers say Canales eventually peacefully surrendered. They say he had two illegal types of lives in his pocket.

No one was hurt in the incident.

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