Spokane Police detain man after downtown altercation

Spokane Police detain man after downtown altercation

One man was taken into police custody Wednesday morning after a fight downtown near 3rd and Washington. An officer on scene told KXLY the man pepper sprayed another man a couple blocks away and ran from police when they responded.

He was found later with a knife to his neck, threatening to hurt himself. Officers were able to convince him to put his weapon down and cooperate. He was taken into custody without further incident.