Man with machete arrested at Whisperwood Apartments

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COLUMBUS, GA. (WRBL)–Columbus Police say they have arrested a man running around with a machete at Whisperwood Apartments.

The suspect was arrested at about 9:35 p.m. Tuesday.

According to witnesses, the suspect who was dressed in camouflage clothing and carrying a machete, came running out of the woods approaching cars and trying to enter them. At one point in time the suspect allegedly jumped on the front of a car, the driver then started speeding up to get him off.

After that, witnesses say the suspect then made his way to a red SUV, pulled the driver out and made-off with the vehicle. At that time, the red SUV rammed into the other cars in the apartment complex, causing the pile up seen in the photos. 

Stay with WRBL News 3 for updates on this developing story.

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