Man reported running with large knife arrested

Mathew Heath, 36, was reported running with a knife and yelling near 1st and C St.
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – LPD arrested 36-year-old Mathew Heath after he was reported running with a large knife and yelling near 1st and C St on Tuesday.

Around 12:30 p.m. officers found Heath running with a large knife near 1st and F St.

When officers caught up with Heath, he turned around with the knife and began walking towards the officer.

The officer de-escalated the situation and took Heath into custody without further incident.

Heath was wanted on an unrelated felony and had previously been a convicted felon. He was arrested for an outstanding warrant and possession of deadly weapon by prohibited person.

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