Knife-Wielding Man Arrested In San Jose Denny’s Standoff
SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – A brief standoff with a man armed with a knife at a Denny’s restaurant in San Jose ended peacefully Friday morning, a police spokesman said.
The man went into the restaurant at 1015 Blossom Hill Road at 4:39 a.m. and ordered everyone to leave, police spokesman Sgt. Jason Dwyer said.
Employees and customers left the Denny’s, and officers responded and surrounded the restaurant, Dwyer said.
KCBS’ Matt Bigler Reports:
After contacting the man inside the restaurant, police were eventually able to convince him to surrender peacefully around 6 a.m., according to Dwyer.
The man, whose name is not being released, was taken into custody and will undergo a psychiatric evaluation, Dwyer said.
No one was injured during the standoff, he said.
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