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Machete-swinging man arrested in San Bruno parking garage after road rage incident

San Bruno police arrested 38-year-old man who was swinging a machete Friday night, shortly after he brandished the weapon in a road rage incident.

Officers responded to the 1100 block of El Camino Real after receiving multiple reports about 9:53 p.m. of a man swinging a machete and running through a parking garage, according to a news release shared Tuesday by the San Bruno Police Department.

Upon arrival, officers found the man – who was not identified in the news release – and was able to safely detain him using de-escalation techniques. No one was injured in the incident.

The ensuing investigation revealed the suspect appeared intoxicated and that he had earlier brandished the machete at another person after a road-rage incident in the parking garage.

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