SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Police in San Jose have detained a man after reports that he ran with a chain saw at other people Thursday, a police spokeswoman said.

San Jose police were dispatched to the 3200 block of Flintdale Avenue after someone called to report that the man was chasing residents there with a chainsaw, Officer Gina Tepoorten said.

When officers arrived, the male did not have the chainsaw, according to Tepoorten. He was cooperative with police and was transported to a hospital for examination.

The man has since been placed in a 72-hour psychiatric evaluation

No injuries were reported and no victims were located, Tepoorten said.

No further information about the case is available at this time.

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