A special group of the Civil Guard has had to intervene in an operation in Toledo to neutralize a man who has been barricaded in his house for 12 hours with a blank weapon. Around seven in the morning this Tuesday, the agents managed to access the home and carry out a very complicated intervention, since the man attacked them with machetes, knives and even a chestnut, according to sources from EL MUNDO. the investigation. The man, who suffers from mental problems, is already detained.
The events started at 6:00 p.m. on Monday in the middle of the street. The arrested person was threatening all passersby with a blank weapon. The Civil Guard was then notified, but when the patrol arrived the man had already barricaded himself in his house. As a preventive measure, the housing block was evacuated. A negotiator also appeared so that the man would stop his attitude. All attempts were unsuccessful until early today, the agents decided to enter the apartment and, after putting up strong resistance, the man was arrested.