Fresno man arrested after pulling a knife on officers

May 8, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Fresno police have arrested an armed man who they say pulled a knife on officers.

Several blocks were closed off in a Northwest Fresno neighborhood as they tried to close in on their suspect, 26-year-old Matthew Messick.

Police used K9's to search yards in the area. For a short time, some people were not allowed to leave their homes.

Officers tracked Messick to an apartment where a canine coaxed him to surrender. They claim Messick is a known criminal.

We're told he was spotted near a stolen car, and tried to attack officers as they approached him.


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