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Police responding to assault attacked by man with knife

Posted at 11:07 PM, Aug 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-07 07:40:41-04

RICHMOND, Va. --- Richmond Police arrested a man who allegedly tried to attack officers with a knife while they responded to a call.

The incident happened Thursday, August 2, when Richmond Police responded to a call about a man beating another man with a tree branch off of West Canal Street.

The man then began to attack the officers with a knife - and it took more than five officers to subdue him, according to Crime Insider sources.

Alberto Reyes-Alvarado, 29,  was charged with simple assault and two counts of assaulting a police officer.