CCPD: Man walks into restaurant with knife making threats

Posted at 10:59 PM, Jun 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-03 23:59:56-04

A Corpus Christi man is facing serious charges after police say he walked into a fast food restaurant, holding a knife, and making threats to workers.

The incident happened just after 7:15 pm Sunday night at a restaurant near Weber and Saratoga road.

According to police, when they walked into the restaurant, they tackled the man and took him into custody.

Police were called by a witness who spoke with a photographer with KRIS 6 News. The witness says she saw the man walking down the sidewalk with a knife and growled at her, holding the knife and not wearing a shirt. 

She says she called 911 and they quickly arrived at the scene.

Police say the man faces charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.