Man arrested after fight involving sword, knives


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) Wichita police have arrested a 37-year-old man after a fight involving a sword and steak knives at a local hotel.

Police say the man threatened kicked in the motel room where a 57-year-old man was staying and threatened him with a sword Monday night. The older man ran to his room’s kitchen and grabbed two steak knives to confront the attacker.

Police spokesman Lt. Doug Nolte says the fight spilled into the hotel’s parking lot. When police arrived the older man had the 37-year-old pinned against a wall outside the hotel.

The Wichita Eagle reports officers found methamphetamine and marijuana on the 37-year-old.


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