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Sword used to break up fight on Arizona rail, police say

By Associated Press

LAST UPDATED: 08:34 p.m. HST, Oct 21, 2012

TEMPE, Ariz. » Police say an unidentified man used a samurai sword in order to stop a fight on the light rail in Arizona.

KSAZ-TV reports that the man pulled out his weapon after a fight broke out early Saturday morning.

Passenger Juan Vargas says the passengers all went quiet when the man pulled out the sword to break up the would-be brawl.

Vargas says he took a video of the sword-wielding man and posted it on YouTube.

Valley Metro and Phoenix Police are investigating the case but no arrests have been made.

Valley Metro officials say they have increased security during their late night service.

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patk wrote:
We should all carry samurai swords. But then that would kind of defeat the whole point. Primary example, NRA.
on October 22,2012 | 12:10AM
johncdechon wrote:
You can't carry anything in HI (except fro criminals, they carry whatever they want)...unlike fellow Americans in most other states who CAN. All you can do in HI is hope a criminal doesn't pick you...pretty sorry, ain't it -- thanks to HPD Chief Louis "no-issue" Kealoha who COULD issue carry permits but refuses to. Now HE and his officers get to carry -- on duty and probably off-duty, too, so THEY can protect themselves. So why can't the citizens of Hi carry in order to protect themselves, too? Where's a cop gonna be when you need him?
on October 22,2012 | 09:28AM
juke wrote:
there can only be one.high lander
on October 22,2012 | 03:10AM
loquaciousone wrote:
Legend has it that a man wearing a black mask covering his eyes carved a Z on the butt of the perpetrators and yell Sayonara Vaya Con Dios as he sped a way in his Lamborghini.
on October 22,2012 | 07:08AM
st1d wrote:
from the headline, i thought a duel was fought to settle their rail issue. maybe, we can have one here.
on October 22,2012 | 08:58AM
A sort of things associated with the Rail, the proposed big time taxpayers expense of Oahu.
on October 22,2012 | 10:12AM
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