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Police: man arrested for swinging hammer, yelling obscenities

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CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) -

A 22-year-old Carlisle man was arrested for reportedly walking down the street while yelling obscenities and swinging a hammer.

According to officials, Zenotha A. Burt, 22, was seen walking in the first block of North Pitt Street yelling obscenities and threats while violently swinging a hammer at around 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Authorities said Burt jumped out into the street in front of a marked police car and yelled more threats as the officer stopped got out of his vehicle.

Once the officer was out of his car, Burt threw away the hammer and was taken into custody.

Burt is being charged with disorderly conduct and possessing instruments of a crime.

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