Nottinghamshire Police has released some dramatic bodycam footage of the moment when a male suddenly threatened two police officers with a large knife.
Nottinghamshire Police attended the home address of Glen Burton on Monday 24th February to arrest him.
Burton became agitated with the officers but was initially compliant. After a short while, he became angrier and started to shove the officers as they tried to reason with him.
Officers placed Burton under arrest and managed to calm him down. Burton apologised for his behaviour towards them and asked the officers if he could get changed in his kitchen.
The officers agreed to Burton’s request.
Without warning, Burton grabbed a knife from one of his drawers and threatened the officers while shouting: ‘get out of my house’.
The officers immediately made a tactical retreat into Burton’s front room which allowed them to create enough time and distance to withdraw their tasers before subduing Burton.
Burton was taken into custody without further incident.
On Wednesday 26th February 2020, Burton appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court for sentencing having admitted a charge of affray.
He was sentenced to 18 weeks imprisonment.
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