Police: Man makes threats, charges at officers in Pueblo


PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) - A man was taken into custody Friday night after allegedly making threats and saying that police would "never take him alive."

Police said they received a disturbance call around 10:25 p.m. at a home on the south side of the Pueblo.

Officers found a man in the street, carrying a large wooden cross. The man reportedly threatened staff members before the officers got there.

Police said they tried to reason with the suspect, but the man charged at them.

Officers had to use a taser to calm the suspect down. The man was eventually taken into custody.

Police believe the man was suffering from mental health issues. He was taken to a local hospital to be treated for minor injuries and evaluated.

None of the officers were hurt during the incident. The suspect has not been identified at this time.