Man taken into custody after allegedly waving around sword inside flagship NYC Apple Store

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CeFaan Kim reports live from Midtown Manhattan. (Photo of arrest on right courtesy: Keith Davis / Twitter: @rkeithdavis)

A man was taken into custody after allegedly waving a samurai sword around inside the flagship Apple Store in New York City.

It happened at about 4 p.m. on Friday at the 59th Street and 5th Avenue Apple Store location in Manhattan.

Police said that the 30-year-old man entered the store and was yelling and menacing with the sword.

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Exclusive video shows a man with a sword inside the Apple Store in Midtown, Manhattan.



It was a scary few moments for people inside and outside of the store.



Two NYPD officers were inside the store at the time and the man was taken into custody outside the store.

Keith Davis captured this photo just as the man was subdued:


The suspect is being taken to a local hospital. His name has not yet been released and no one was injured.

The suspect has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon and menacing.

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