Woman Tased After Entering Arlington Police Station With Knives


ARLINGTON, TX (CBSDFW.COM) — A woman was tased Tuesday, May 31st, after entering Arlington police headquarters holding two knives above her head in an “aggressive manner” according to a news release from the Arlington Police Department.

Officials said the women identified as Patricia Sayan, 28, of Arlington, allegedly entered the building at about 9:15 p.m. holding the knives. The front desk officer was the only officer in the lobby area and immediately began giving commands to Sayan to drop the them.

In surveillance video released by the Arlington Police Department, police said Sayan is seen “making thrusting motions toward the officer with the knives.”

The front desk officer called for immediate assistance then waited for backup to arrive.

Another officer was able to get into position to deploy his taser and safely take Sayan into custody.

No one was injured during the incident and Sayan remains in the Arlington Jail charged with one count of Terroristic Threats.

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