NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Police arrested a man with a machete inside a Newport News library Monday afternoon.
Officers were called to the Pearl Bailey Library on Wickham Avenue at 4:12 p.m. for the report of a person with a weapon. When officers approached the man, who was sitting down at the time, the handle of a weapon reportedly got stuck in the chair as the man tried to stand up. Police discovered a machete inside the man’s pants, according to a police spokesman.
Rashawn Robinson, 29, was charged with possession of a concealed weapon, second offense.