VIDEO: Watch ‘Freddy Kreuger-style attacker’ wearing glove w/ 5 blades restrained by 10 cops

VIDEO: Watch ‘Freddy Kreuger-style attacker’ wearing glove w/ 5 blades restrained by 10 cops

knivesThe tough thing about being in law enforcement in Britain is you generally don’t get to carry a gun. So when a guy who looks like Freddy Kreuger comes at you with five blades on his fingers, it’s not easy to handle him — it’s not like you can say “Hands up or I’ll shoot!”

The Mirror has the story and ran a video clip of 10 British policemen all trying to deal with the creepy guy,

Shocked members of the public spotted the man wearing a glove with lethally-sharp spines, just like the frightening character in “A Nightmare on Elm Street”.

The police were inundated with emergency calls as the suspect loitered around a hospital and was reported to be “behaving very violently and waving the blades on his hand in an intimidating way.”

Two officers went to the scene first but had to call in substantial reinforcements.

The video shows how at least ten police wearing full combat gear and carrying shields approached him but still had extreme difficulty in bringing him under control. He was eventually put in handcuffs and arrested.

Police had to call medics to treat the man following his arrest and he was taken to a nearby hospital. Later, he was charged with violating enforcement officers.

It makes you wonder what would compel someone to behave like that? Was he high? Mentally ill? It is fortunate none of the police officers were injured. Otherwise, there could be a backlash against the prohibition on them carrying firearms. The latter wouldn’t be a bad thing.

Rachel Alexander

Rachel Alexander

Rachel Alexander is the editor of Intellectual Conservative. She is a senior editor at The Stream, and is a regular contributor to Townhall, the Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research, and The Christian Post, and provides weekend news items for Right Wing News. She frequently appears on TV and news radio as a conservative commentator. She is a recovering attorney and former gun magazine editor. She previously served as a former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Arizona, corporate attorney for Go Daddy Software, and Special Assistant/Deputy County Attorney for the Maricopa County Attorney's Office. As co-president of the UW Political Science Honor Society, she obtained degrees in Political Science and History from the University of Washington, followed by a law degree from Boston College and the University of Arizona. She was ranked by Right Wing News as one of the 50 Best Conservative Columnists from 2011-2016.

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