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Man with machete taken to hospital by Raleigh police

Posted August 16, 2017 6:36 a.m. EDT

— A man wielding a machete was taken to the hospital by Raleigh police early Wednesday morning, officials said.

Officers responded to the Knights Inn in at 3804 New Bern Ave. after a call about the man with the machete. Police said he was having a mental health crisis.

Authorities forced their way into the hotel room, and took the man to the hospital with minor injuries.