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Sword-waving man detained on Bainbridge Island

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, Wash. (AP) - Police have detained a man they say was waving a large sword around and stabbing objects in the parking lot of a Bainbridge Island building supply store.

The shirtless 35-year-old man was covered with scrapes and cuts. He told the off-duty Bainbridge Island police officer who approached him Tuesday afternoon that he was "hunting werewolves and C.H.U.D.S." who could disguise themselves as humans. The man said he feared getting hurt.

The man put down his sword and throwing knives at the officer's request and was taken to Harrison Memorial Hospital for evaluation.

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