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Machete man runs amok in Easton, attempts robbery

Machete man runs amok in Easton, attempts robbery

EASTON, Pa. - Police in Easton say a man was arrested after running amok in the heart of the city with a machete.

Police say 22-year-old Jalil Jamal Wright was running around Center Square with the machete Wednesday morning.

At one point, they say he tried to rob another man.

He was arrested in the area of South Third and Pine streets.

The judge called Wright's behavior "dangerous" and "disturbing."

Wright is behind bars on $10,000 bail.


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