Man in custody following alleged chainsaw attack
Winnipeg police have a man in custody after police said he was swinging a chainsaw at people.
Police said the incident started on Wednesday around 12:30 p.m., when two arborists were working in the area of the Disraeli Freeway and Lily Street.
Police said a man came up to the two arborists and started a conversation. A short time later, police said without being provoked, the man allegedly started threatening the others with a large metal disc-like object.
Officers added that he then picked up a chainsaw that the arborists had nearby and started walking around with. He eventually started the chainsaw and was waving it around.
The arborists ran to their truck and police said the man started to attack their truck with the chainsaw.
The man then went…