Police Threatened With Baseball Bat

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JAMESTOWN, NY (WNY News Now) – A wanted 21-year-old Jamestown man is accused of threatening police officers with a baseball bat.

Jamestown Police were performing a warrant check on Robert Gilbert at an eastside address around noon on Tuesday.

After making contact with Gilbert, he allegedly excited his apartment swinging a baseball bat near officers.

As Gilbert dropped the bat, police report he was taken into custody.

The man allegedly struggled with officers as they were escorting him to a nearby patrol car for transport to city jail.

In addition to charges on the outstanding arrest warrant, Gilbert faces an additional charge of resisting arrest.


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