PD: Man with machete threatens Phoenix neighbors

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Posted at 2:43 PM, May 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-21 17:43:55-04

PHOENIX — A Phoenix man has been arrested, accused of threatening his neighbors with a large machete.

Phoenix police report that on May 14 they arrested 59-year-old Oscar Antonio Salgado at an apartment complex near 32nd and Roosevelt streets.

Witnesses reported to police that Salgado lifted a three foot machete above his head while threatening to fight with apartment residents.

He also allegedly made a throat-slashing gesture with his hand.

Witness retreated into their apartment and contacted police.

Salgado was arrested by police shortly afterward.

He has been charged with disorderly conduct.