Man hurt self, had knife: police
GLOVERSVILLE – City police said a man was taken into custody after he showed a knife at Price Chopper early Monday morning.
Police said the man was displaying a knife at the store around 3:30 a.m.; it appeared the man had harmed himself.
The man, whose name was not released, was taken into custody after a brief standoff.
Capt. John Sira said the man was both inside and outside of the store during the incident.
The man was later detained for a mental health law violation and was taken to Nathan Littauer Hospital for treatment of his self-inflicted wounds and apparent psychiatric condition, according to a news release.
The investigation remains open and further charges are pending.
The state police and Johnstown Police assisted city police with the incident.
A manager at the Price Chopper on North Main Street on Monday said she was “not at liberty” to discuss the incident.
The store was closed Monday until around 5 p.m.
Price Chopper’s public relations department did not return a phone call seeking comment this morning.